jftLVªh lañ Mhñ ,yñ—(,u)04@0007@2003—23 REGISTERED NO. DL—(N)04/0007/2003—23
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jftLVªh lañ Mhñ ,yñ—(,u)04@0007@2003—23 REGISTERED NO. DL—(N)04/0007/2003—23

4 August 2023


MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Legislative Department) New Delhi, the 4th August, 2023/Sravana 13, 1945 (Saka) The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 4th August, 2023 and is hereby published for general information:— THE FOREST (CONSERVATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 2023 (NO. [...] In the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), Insertion of after the long title and before the enacting formula, the following preamble shall be inserted, preamble. [...] namely:— "WHEREAS, the importance of forests is to be realised to enable achievement of national targets of Net Zero Emission by 2070 and maintain or enhance the forest carbon stocks through ecologically balanced sustainable development; 2 THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY [PART II— AND WHEREAS, Nationality Determined Contribution targets of the country envisage creating carbon sink of additional. [...] namely:— (a) the land that has been declared or notified as a forest in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Forest Act, 1927 or under any other law for the 16 of 1927. [...] (a) in sub-section (1) as so renumbered,— (I) in clause (iii), for the words "not owned, managed or controlled by Government", the words ", subject to such terms and conditions, as the Central Government may, by order, specify" shall be substituted; (II) in the Explanation, for the long line occurring after clause (b), the following shall be substituted, namely:— "but does not include any work rel.

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