Forestry Act [Cap 276]

Year of Version:2006
Date of Entry into Force:March 3, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):March 3, 2003
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources
-The Forestry Act [Cap 276]is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006.

-This Law makes provision for the protection, development and sustainable management of forests and the regulation of the forestry industry in Vanuatu, and for related purpose. In particular, refer to the IP-related provisions specified below:

Part 8 "Miscellaneous"
-Section 69 "Collection of plant or animal specimens" (see p. 38)
-Schedule II, Stage 2 "Company given approval to negotiate with indigenous groups" (see p. 39)
Available Texts: 

Forestry Act [Cap 276] Forestry Act [Cap 276], Complete document (pdf) [117 KB] Forestry Act [Cap 276], Complete document (htm) [193 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:VU028