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25 July 2011
Under Article 71 of Government Regulation 6/2007 on Forest Land Use and Development of Forest Management Planning and Forest Utilisation (as amended by Regulation 3/2008), forest utilisation permit holders must submit a perimeter establishment plan for their work area within one year of the permit issue date. In the follow-up to this provision, the minister of forestry issued Regulation P19/ MENHUT-II/2011 on Boundary Arrangements of Working Areas for Forest Utilisation Licences.
The regulation identifies 'perimeter establishment' activities as including defining and marking a perimeter, fixing border poles and preparing a report on establishing the perimeter. Article 2 identifies three types of perimeter:
Permit holders must establish perimeters in two stages:
The report is reviewed and forwarded to the director general for consideration in specifying the work area for the forest utilisation permit.
The regulation, which came into force on April 4 2011, provides for the maintenance and security of perimeters, as well as penalties for non-compliance.
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