RESERVED FOREST PRODUCTS
SECTION 27. In this regard, any kind of forest products
whichshallbecomereserved in any locality a Royal Decree to that effect shall be issued.
SECTION 28. Any addition or deletion of forest products
as reserved forest products which has been prescribed by a
RoyalDecree, or determininganyforestproductsas reserved
forestproductsinanylocalityother than the localitywhich
hasbeenprescribedbya Royal Decree under the provisions ofthe aforesaid Section, can becarriedout bythe issuance of
a Royal Decree to that effect.
The Royal Decree issued under this Section shall come
into force after ninety days from the date of its publication
in the Government Gazette.
SECTION 29.18 Any person collects or in any way cause damage to any reserved forest products in the forest must be obtained
permission from the competent officer, paid royalty, and complied withthe terms as specified in the ministerial regulations, or
In granting a license, the competent officer may upon receiving the approval from the Minister grant a monopoly on
theconditionsthatthelicensee shallpay the governmenta
monopoly fee as determined by the Minister.
In grantingof amonopoly shall be made only if the forestproducts are sufficiently valuable or for rarespecies, oriftheforestproducts
are found at a distant site, ornecessary in granting by the monopoly.
SECTION 29. (bis), No person shall trade or possess reserved forest products exceeding the amount stipulated by the Minister as
published a notice in the Government Gazette, unless written permission has been obtained from
the competent officer and as complied with the terms specified in the ministerial regulations.
Subjecttothe provisions of the first paragraph shall notbe applied to any person transporting reserved forest products andshallat
the same time provide the removal pass covering him that was issued by the competent office.
SECTION 30.19 The Minister is empowered to determine the rates of royalty, which shall not exceed ten per cent ad-valorem,
thevalue being an average of those obtained in the Kingdom of the relevant reserved forest products, by publishing a notice in
the Government Gazette.
SECTION 31. In localities where bee-hives have been
declared as reserved forest products, no licensee or
concessionaire for the collection of forest products shall
cut or fall the trees on which bees prefer making their nests
or trees to which bee-hives are attached or in any way cause
damage to the said trees without any necessity for the
collection of bee-hives.
SECTION 32. The provisions of this Part shall not
be applied to any act performed by a competent officer
in carrying out forest improvement, scientific research or
SECTION33.20In case of naturaldisaster or other event where it is necessary to asist the public, theMinister may, on considering
that any special case arises,temporarygrantpermission to specific personto collect reservedforest products in different from those
notified in the ministerial regulations.
SECTION 34. The Minister shall prescribe the objects for
use of government marking hammers and their characteristics
by publishing a notice in the Government Gazette.
SECTION 35.21 No private marking hammer shall be used in marking timber unless it has been duly registered and licensed.
Whensoever the license expires, the owner or possessor
of the marking hammer shall have it destroyed in the
presence ofthe competent officer within a period of ninety daysfromthedateoftheexpiration.Whenthe licensee dies, hisheir or the
administrator of the estate may carry onthe operation of such marking hammer, if his heir or the administrator of theestate wishes to continue such operation, and he shall
apply for a license and change the titleof the registration before the date of the expiration
of the said period.
The registration, obtaining of license, conditions for
use marking hammers and fees for such purposes shall be
in accordance with the terms specified in the ministerial
SECTION 36. In case any private marking hammer is lost,
the owner of such hammer shall give written notice of the loss to the competent officer within sixty days from the
date when such fact became known to him.
SECTION 37. In case of violation of the provisions of
this Part, for any timber which bears impressions of any
private marking hammer, the owner is presumed to have
committed such violation.
SECTION 38.22 The provisions of this Part shall be applied to move timber or forest products after:
(1) Thetimber that has been logged or forest products collectedwith permission has beentransported from the place to the place
specified in the license;
(2) The timber that has been logged without requiring a license has been transported to the first Forest Check Point;
(3) The timber that has been logged or forest products
thathave been imported into the Kingdom or have been transported to the Customs Office or Forest Check Point;
(4) The timber that has been logged or forest products
that have been purchased from the competent officer and transported fromthesite where the timber or forest products
have been collected.
SECTION 39.23 Whoever moves the timber or forest
productsshallhave aremovalpass issued by the competent
officer in accordance with the terms specified in the
SECTION 39.(bis), Any person, obtaining of permission to establish a lumber mill or store for trading of lumber, may issue in writing
and shall thus cover any person moving the lumber from his own place to another when the Director-
General has given an authorization to do so and in accordance
with the conditions laid down by the Director-General. Such
writing shall be deemed the same as a removal pass issued by
the competent officer under Section 39.
SECTION 39.(ter), No person shall transport teak wood
used in construction or for other implements until after five
years from the Province where it has been located, unless
permission has been obtained from the competent officer, and
no fees shall be levied.
In granting a licenseunderthe first paragraph shall be in accordance with therules laid down by the Director-
General withtheapprovalof the Minister. Ifhe thinks fit,
the competent officer may impose additional terms to be con-
ducted by the licensee.
SECTION 40.24 Whoever moves timber or other forest
products into the limits of any Forest Check Point shall
inform the fact to the competent officer in charge of the
Forest Check Point, as the case may be, within five days of
the entry and shall, at the same time, produce for him the
removal pass issued covering such timber or forest products,
and only after written permission has been granted by the
competent officer in charge of the Forest Check Point may
such timber or other forest products be moved further.
Such permission shall be granted by the competent officer without delay.
SECTION 41. Unless written permission has been obtained
from the competent officer, no person shall move the timber
or other forest products through a Forest Check Point
between sunset and sunrise.
SECTION 42. The provisions of the two foregoing
Sections shall not be applied to the following cases:
(1) where there are stipulations in the concession, license or removal pass allowing persons to do otherwise;
(2) where agreements to the contrary have been made between any public body and the Royal Forest Department;
(3) where the work is done by a person who has a
license to collect and deliver drifted timber to the
competent officer in charge of a station appointed to examine
and to receive drifted timber as provided in this Act.