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GOVERNMENT OF TAMIL NADU
The Tamil Nadu Forest Act, 1882 inclusion of Silver Oak tree in the list of Scheduled Timbers-
Amendment to Tamil Nadu Forest Act, 1882-Notification issued.
ENVIRONMENT & FOREST (FR-13) DEPARTMENT
G.O.(Ms) No. 44
1) G.O.Ms.No.344, Environment & Forests Dept. dt. 8.8.1997
2) From the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Lr.No.WR1/71599/02 dt.18.12.02.
In the G.O.first read above, orders were issued amending the Tamil Nadu Forest Act, 1882
omitting the Silver Oak tree from the list of Scheduled Timbers.
2) During the Collectors Conference held on 11.12.02, the necessity to prevent indiscriminate
felling of Silver Oak trees was discussed in detail and it was decided to bring the silver oak tree
within the ambit of Tamil Nadu Timber Transit Rules, 1968.
3) The Government have therefore decided to include the silver oak trees in the list of Scheduled
4) The Notification appended to this order will be published in the Extraordinary issue of Tamil
Nadu Government Gazette six copies of the notification are sent to the Tamil
Development(Translation) Department. That Department is requested to send Tamil version of
the notification to the Government Central Press for Publication. On receipt of Tamil version, the
Works Manager, Government Central Press is requested to publish the Tamil version of the
notification in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette.
(BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNER)
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Chennai-15
The Works Manager, Government Central Press, Chennai-79
(he is requested to send 50 copies of the
notification to the Government and 500 copies to the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests )
The Chief Conservator of Forests (Forest Administration), Chennai-15
The Chief Conservator of Forests (Planning & Development), Chennai-15
The Chief Conservator of Forests(Wildlife), Chennai-15
The Chief Wildlife Warden, Chennai-15
The Director of Tamil Development & Culture, Chennai (w.e.)
All Dist. Collectors/Conservator of Forests/ District Forest Officers.
The Registrar, High Court, Chennai.
The Personal Assistant to Honb'le Minister (Forests and Environment) Chennai-9
The Secretary to Government, Law Department, Chennai-9
All Sections in Environment & Forests Department, Chennai-9
:: forwarded :: by order ::
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 56-E of the Tamil Nadu Forest
Act, 1882 (Tamil Nadu Act V of 1882), the Governor of Tamil Nadu hereby makes the following
amendment to the Schedule to the said Act:--
In the Schedule to the said Act, after Item (4), the following item shall be inserted, namely :--
" (5) Silver Oak ; and " .
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT