Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the lands covered by the special orders issued under Section 4 of PLPA have all the trappings of forest lands within the meaning of Section 2 of the 1980 Forest Act and, therefore, the State Government or competent authority cannot permit its use for non-forest activities without the prior approval of the Central Government with effect from 25-10-1980.”

Central Government Notification
Legislation UpdatesRules & Regulations

On 28-06-2022, Central Government notified new rules namely, “Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022” to further carry out the protection and preservation of forests