The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006


Act ID: 20072
Act Number: 2
Enactment Date: 2006-12-29
Act Year: 2007
Short Title: The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006
Long Title: An Act to recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded
to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.
Department: Department of TRIBAL WELFARE
Enforcement Date: 31-12-2007
Type: CENTRAL ACT (Ministry of Tribal Affairs, )
Location: Chhattisgarh
Notification: 31st December, 2007, vide notification No. S. O. 2224(E), dated 31st December, 2007, see Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, sec 3(ii).
Ref Act ID: 200702



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