Forestry Code Of Turkmenistan

Original Language Title: Лесной кодекс Туркменистана

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CHAPTER III. FOREST CLASSIFICATION By CATEGORIES (Chapter IV.) The State Management In The FORESTRY Chapter V. STATE CONTROL In The Field Of Forestry CHAPTER VI. Possession And Use Of FOREST FUND, CHAPTER VII. MONITORING Of FORESTS, FOREST MANAGEMENT, PUBLIC ACCOUNTING Of FOREST FUND, STATE FOREST CADASTRE, CHAP. VIII. REFORESTATION And Afforestation CHAPTER IX. DAMAGES To The OWNERS Of SITES Of FOREST FUND, LESOPOL′ZOVATELÂM And FORESTRY PRODUCTION Chapter X. Protection Of FOREST FUND CHAPTER XI. DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE FIELD OF THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION, USE AND REPRODUCTION OF FORESTS. RESPONSIBILITY For VIOLATION Of FOREST LEGISLATION CHAPTER XII. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION w and c o n of TURKMENISTAN on the approval and introduction of the Forest Code of Article 1. Approve forest code of Turkmenistan (see annex).
 
Article 2. Put in place the forestry code of Turkmenistan on July 1, 2011 year.
 
Article 3. From the date of entry into force of this code shall be invalidated forest code of Turkmenistan from April 12, 1993 GODA (Statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, 1993, no. 3-4, art. 28).
 
Article 4. Continue to bring laws and other normative legal acts of Turkmenistan into compliance with the forest code of Turkmenistan, they operate to the extent not inconsistent with this code.
 
Article 5. The Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan in a three-month deadline to bring regulatory legal acts of Turkmenistan into compliance with the forest code of Turkmenistan.
 
   Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov mountains. Ashgabat, March 25, 2011 year no. 166-IV.
 
 
FORESTRY CODE of TURKMENISTAN, this Code regulates relations related to sustainable forest management − protection, protection, use, reproduction of forests, increasing their ecological, economic and resource potential on the territory of Turkmenistan.
 
Chapter i. General provisions article 1. The basic concepts used in this code this code uses the following concepts: 1) forestry − industry, carrying out activities in the area of research and accounting of forest fund, which includes activities for its preservation and protection, reproduction of forests and afforestation, forest management and monitoring its implementation;
2) forest legal relations − relations in the field of the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests, (land) of the forest fund;
3) forest fund − part of the territory of Turkmenistan, where grows forest, as well as territory covered with forests, which are designed for the needs of forestry;
4) forest management activities − set of organizational and technical protection measures, protection of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation, forest management, conducted on the basis of materials management;
5) forest − a set of interrelated and interacting components of biological diversity and natural Wednesday, dominated by wood-shrubby vegetation, with a minimum area of 0.5 hectares, minimum width is 3 meters and projective coverage is not less than 10 per cent of this area;
6) tree − wood plant has one barrel or coppice with several stems, having a Crown, whose height is not less than 2 m;
7) − shrub perennial plant with woody stems without the explicit main trunk, a branching from the soil surface and different from nizkoroslost′û tree;
8) forest breed − view or a genus of woody plants;
9) category of forest fund − part of forest fund, allocated in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan, with a special protective, water quality, sanitation, recreational, scientific or other special purpose, which establishes a special regime of forest management and forest management;
10) urban forests − forest wellness and recreational destination, located within the administrative borders of the city;
11) especially valuable forests − forest unique coniferous composition, with the presence of relict and endemic species; forests, unique productivity and genetic qualities; forest, perform important protective functions in complex environmental conditions;
12) forests − plots allocated in the composition of the forest fund, with management, to implement state accounting, special planning and mapping forest activities;
13) biodiversity − the combination of plant, animal and other natural organisms specific to a certain territory;
14) forestry − structural subdivision of forest owner, sits within the boundaries of his tenure, designed to plan and carry out silvicultural operations, calculating the volume of forest management;
15) forest tenure − ownership of sites of forest fund, provided by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan to forest owners for forest management and forest management;
16) forest owners − State organizations, which are sectors of forest area provided on the right of indefinite;
17) forest management − set the laws of Turkmenistan the right legal and physical persons on the use of forest fund, as well as for use in commercial and other uses of land, waters and widespread minerals on the territory of the forest fund;

18) forest user − the legal entity or natural person who has been granted the right term forest management in the manner prescribed by this code;
19) felling of main use felling and spreading mature − stand for timber harvesting;
20) felling of intermediate usage − the felling of forest care, associated with the periodic removal of trees and shrubs in weakened growth, preventing the growth of trees and shrubs in the sparse basically;
21) felling forest care − periodic forest care exercised by deleting from the plantations of trees, or hamper the growth lagged behind the growth of the trees of the main species, in order to create a highly productive and sustainable plantations;
22) sanitary felling − felling carried out with a view to improving forest health, which cut down sick, injured, dying and dead trees;
23) cutting − forest area, where planting cut down, and a new generation of forest have not yet formed;
24) cutting area − forest plot, set aside for logging all types or under logging;
25) lesosečnyj Fund is part of the territory of the forest fund, the bandwidth reserved for a fixed period for cuttings;
26) forest resources timber resources and secondary resources, wild fruits, nuts, mushrooms, berries, medicinal plants, technical material and other herbal products that are accumulated and mined in the forest fund;
27) secondary forest resources − bark, branches, stumps, roots, leaves, and buds of trees and shrubs;
28) cinder − forest area of plantations destroyed by fire and a new generation of forest have not yet formed;
29) forest cover − degree of forest cover a territory defined by the ratio of forested lands to their total area, expressed as a percentage;
30) forest management-development of a system of measures aimed at sustainable forest management. Part of the forest is a forest inventory data which are used in the public accounting of forests;
31) State forest accounting − lump-sum to obtain information about the forests of Turkmenistan and since them changes;
32) forest monitoring system of observation, assessment and prediction of the State and dynamics of the forest fund;
33) inventory of forest fund − set of works by description, mapping and definition of quantitative and qualitative indicators of individual sites of forest fund;
34) State forest cadastre information system necessary for forest fund forest management;
35) afforestation − the creation and cultivation of artificial forest plantations in Territories not previously under forest;
36) − reforestation, rehabilitation measures (reproduction) forests on forest territories previously occupied by the forest fund;
37) afforestation − artificial restoration or natural regeneration of forests in areas not covered by forest;
38) forest reproductive materials − seeds, parts of plants and plants destined for reforestation and afforestation;
39) nursery − area of forest fund, designed for growing seedlings of Woody and shrubby breeds;
40) protection forests − a set of measures to prevent and combat forest fires, illegal cutting of forest and other violations of forestry legislation of Turkmenistan;
41) forest protection − a set of measures on forest protection from pests, diseases and adverse anthropogenic and natural character carried out ground and air methods;
42) disease forests − pathological processes caused by unfavorable environmental factors Wednesday or organisms capable of spread from diseased to healthy plants and resulting in a change of the structure of plants or their death;
43) forest pests − organisms damaging forest plantations;
44) particularly dangerous forest pests − harmful organisms capable of mass reproduction and distribution, which put forests damage exceeding the economic threshold of tortious act;
45) forest health − characteristics of forest condition, containing data on zahlamlënnosti, dying and dead trees, population dynamics of pests and disease prevalence in the forest, other factors negatively affecting forests.
46) forest-forest plantations created by sowing or planting.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 2. Forestry legislation of Turkmenistan 1. Forestry legislation of Turkmenistan is based on the Constitution and consists of the present code and other normative legal acts of Turkmenistan, governing forest relationships.
2. If an international treaty to which Turkmenistan stipulates other rules than those contained in this code, the rules of the international treaty shall apply.
 
Article 3. Forest law tasks the tasks of the forest legislation is the regulation of forest relations in order to ensure the conservation, protection, management, reproduction and productivity of forests, as well as the protection of the rights of legal entities and natural persons.
 
Article 4. Basic principles of forest legislation of forestry legislation is based on the following basic principles: 1) of sustainable forest management, conservation of forest biological diversity, increase their capacity;

2) preservation of own ecological resources, water protective, protective, sanitary, recreational and other useful functions of forests in order to ensure the right of everyone to a healthy environment Wednesday;
3) forest management, taking into account their global environmental values, as well as taking into account the duration of their cultivation and other natural forests;
4) provide multi-purpose forest management to meet the needs of society and the State in the forests and forest resources;
5) reproduction of forests, improve their quality and enhance forest productivity;
6) ensure the safety and protection of forests;
7) participation of citizens and public associations in the preparation of decisions which can have a positive impact on the State of forests, in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan;
8) forest management in ways that do not cause environmental damage Wednesday and human health;
9) forest classification by purpose and establishment of forest categories depending on their functions;
10) payment for the use of forests and forest resources.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 5. Ownership of forest 1. Forest fund is the exclusive property of the State, is under his protection and subject to rational and efficient use of the State.
2. For the purposes of management, conservation and protection of forests, forest reproduction of forest fund will be passed to the indefinite possession and use of relevant public authorities of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 6. Objects of forest legal relations Objects forest legal relations are forest, including forest lands and forest resources.
 
Article 7. Actors forest legal relations subjects of forest legal relations are legal entities and individuals, as well as State authorities conducting the safety, protection, ownership, forests and their reproduction.
 
CHAPTER II. FOREST FUND of TURKMENISTAN Article 8. The composition of the forest fund of Turkmenistan 1. Forests on the territory of Turkmenistan, form a forest fund, irrespective of the categories of the lands on which they are located.
2. the forest fund are: 1) the forest of natural and artificial origin (including forest and non-forest land) on the lands of especially protected natural territories;
2) forests of natural and artificial origin, as well as the unforested land, provided for the needs of forestry on the lands of the forest fund;
3) protective plantings on the allotment bands of railways, roads, other transport and communication lines, as well as channels and other water objects;
4) trees and groups of trees, as well as landscaping planting in cities and other human settlements.
3. the inclusion of lands of the forest fund and their withdrawal are carried out in accordance with the procedure determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
4. the forest fund does not include: 1) trees and groups of trees, shelterbelts forest strips, as well as other tree and shrub vegetation on lands of agricultural purpose;
2) trees, groups of trees, as well as other tree and shrub vegetation on Homestead, cottages and gardens.
 
Article 9. Forestry Fund lands 1. The lands of the forest fund included forest and non-forest land uses.
To forest lands include land covered, as well as temporarily not forested, but designed for the needs of the forestry sector in order to restore the forests of artificial and/or naturally.
To non-forest lands are not forested, but designed for the needs of forestry (glades, roads, fire breaks, etc.).
2. the boundaries of the lands of the forest fund should be marked in kind through forest and marks specified in cartographic materials (forest maps).
 
Article 10. Transfer and seizure of lands of the forest fund 1. Transfer of forest land in another category is done in exceptional cases, in accordance with their special-purpose designation in the manner determined by the land and other legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. seizure of lands of forest fund for State or public needs shall be in accordance with the land legislation of Turkmenistan. With such a withdrawal at the same time the issue of maintaining or deforestation and use obtained in this wood.
 
CHAPTER III. FOREST CLASSIFICATION by CATEGORY, article 11. Categories of Forests Forests of Turkmenistan are divided into the following categories: 1) on forest protective purposes;
2) on special-purpose forests;
3) on forests for production purposes.
 
Article 12. Forest protective assignment 1. To the forests of protective assignments include: 1) water protection forests along rivers, lakes, reservoirs and other water objects;
2) forest shelterbelts along roads and railways and other transport and communication lines;
3) forest, arid and semi-arid zones;
4) forest green zones around cities and towns;
5) mountain forests;
6) forest zones of sanitary protection of water sources.
2. protective forests is prohibited assignment felling of main use.
 
Article 13. Special purpose forests 1. Special purpose forests are: 1) the forest of especially protected natural territories;
2) urban forests;
3) recreational and wellness;

4) forests located in the border zone and a strip of border controls, as well as on land granted for defence purposes;
5) especially valuable forest tracts;
6) forest, with scientific or historical value.
2. special-purpose forests is limited or forbidden forest management, is not an appropriate regime of those territories set by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
3. the procedures for forest management and conservation of special purpose shall be determined by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 14. Forest production purposes 1. To forests for production purposes include forests, intended for the production of timber and other forest resources and not referred to forests of special and protective purpose.
2. Harvesting of wood and other forest resources in forests for production purposes is carried out by final felling, felling of intermediate usage, thinning felling and sanitary felling for forest. These cuttings are carried out according to forest organization projects in order to improve the biological characteristics of forests on the basis of age and taking into account the prevention of negative impacts on the environment Wednesday, and at impossibility of this-eliminate the effects of negative impacts.
3. the order of forest management and protection of forests for production purposes is determined by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
 
CHAPTER IV. STATE forestry MANAGEMENT Article 15. The system of State bodies performing State administration in the field of forest governance in the forestry sector carry out the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the State Forestry Administration, local executive bodies and local governments in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 16. Competence of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan in the field of forestry, the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan: 1) to approve the main directions of the State policy in the field of forestry and ensures its implementation;
2) exercises the rights of possession, use and disposition of forest fund;
3) approves programme on the conservation, protection and use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation;
4) approves the allocation of forest fund by category of protection;
5) defines the procedure for the establishment of a no-width strips of forests along the banks of rivers, lakes, reservoirs and other water objects;
Item 6 lost effect according to the Turkmenistan law dated 28.02.2015 № 202-v. 7) takes the decision on seizure of lands of forest fund for purposes not connected with conduction of forest management;
Item 8 lost effect according to the Turkmenistan law dated 28.02.2015 № 202-v. 9) approves the base rates for calculating the damage caused in violation of forest legislation;
10) addresses other issues falling within its competence, in accordance with this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 17. Competence of the authorized body of the State forest management 1. The authorized agency of the State forest management: 1) is developing a programme on the conservation, protection, use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation and ensures their implementation;
2) organizes and ensures the safety, protection, reproduction of forests, afforestation, regulates forest management on specially protected natural areas and sites of forest fund in its functional administered and used in research-and-production and experienced;
3) carries out State monitoring, protection and use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation;
4) defines the procedure for the maintenance of the State forest fund accounting, State forest inventory, forest monitoring and forest management and leads them;
5) carries out activities on the protection of forests against fires, together with the authorized State body defines the requirements for fire safety plans of fire emanating from the adjoining;
6) develops and carries out activities on the protection of forests against pests and diseases;
7) carries out work on the protection of forests in watersheds, combat the mudslides and soil erosion in the lands of the forest fund;
71) within the limits of its competence, develop and adopt normative legal acts in the field of the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests and submit proposals to the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan about improvement of forestry legislation of Turkmenistan;
8) approves the norms and standards for preservation, protection, restoration of forests and afforestation at the sites of forest fund;
9) approves the size of payments for the use of forest fund and the manner in which they are charging, in agreement with the Ministry of economy and development of Turkmenistan;
10) suspends, restricts, suspends the right of forest management at sites of forest fund, as well as the work of presenting a danger to the State and reproduction of forests, in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan;

11) determines the direction of scientific and technical development, organizes research and design and survey work in the field of the conservation, protection and use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation, forest breeding and forest seed production;
12) defines the structure and function of forestry in the territory of the forest fund;
13) carries out international cooperation in forestry in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan;
14) solves other issues falling within its competence, in accordance with this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
2. State forestry enterprise is formed in the order established by the legislation of Turkmenistan, is a legal entity and is accountable in its activities the competent authority of the State of forest management.
3. State forestry enterprise: 1) participates in the development and implementation of programmes for the conservation, protection and use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation;
2) performs the protection, protection, reproduction of forests and afforestation, the maintenance of permanent wood-seed plots and wood-seed plantations, harvesting, processing and storage of forest seeds;
3) defines in accordance with forest management projects space and volumes of forest management;
4) ensures the rational use of forest resources;
5) gives lesorubočnye in established order tickets (orders) and forest tickets for forest management;
6) assists in the conduct of public accounting of forest fund, forest monitoring, participates in the conduct of the State forest inventory;
7) provides services to legal and physical persons on the cultivation and harvesting of forest planting of seeds, the creation of greenery, protective, plantation and other plantings, advice and technical assistance in the field of forestry;
8) carries out felling, felling of intermediate usage, thinning and salvage thinning side forest use and sells the resulting in this production, including timber harvested on the basis of cutting area Fund and with the participation of the local population to meet its needs in the context of forest (orders);
9) solves other questions in the field of forestry in accordance with this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
4. The authorized body of the State forest management conducts its activities in accordance with the regulation approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 18. The competence of the local authorities in the field of forestry, local executive bodies: 1) participate in the formulation of programmes for the conservation, protection, use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation and their implementation;
2) together with forest owners and forest users organize and ensure the safety, protection, reproduction of forests and afforestation, regulate forest management on their territory;
3) implement measures to protect forests from fire, develop and implement annual plans of forest fire prevention and control in the territory under their jurisdiction;
4) organize fire propagation, the regular media coverage of saving forests, fire safety regulations in the forests;
5) organize work on combating forest pests and diseases and improve its sanitary conditions;
6) review materials on public accounting of forest fund, State forest cadastre, forest monitoring;
7) solve other issues falling within their competence, in accordance with this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 19. The competence of the bodies of local self-government in the areas of forestry and local self-government bodies: 1) participate in the formulation and implementation of measures for the rational use of woodland resources and protection of forests;
2) carry out work on landscaping and greening cities, towns and villages, comprising gengeshliks, adopt measures for the care of the verdure;
3) carry out activities on the protection of forests against fire, as well as forest fire prevention and control in the territory of the gengešlika, organize fire propaganda;
4) participate in the work of combating forest pests and diseases and improve its sanitary conditions;
5) decide any other matters in the field of forestry, within their competence, in accordance with this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
 
Chapter v. STATE CONTROL in the field of forestry Article 20. State forestry control 1. The task of the State control in the field of forestry is to ensure compliance with all legal and physical persons of the forestry legislation requirements.
2. State control in forestry is carried out by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry, the State forest protection and other specially authorized State bodies.
 
Article 21. State forest protection of Turkmenistan
 

1. State forest protection of Turkmenistan is created by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
2. State forest protection of Turkmenistan: 1) monitors compliance with all legal and physical persons of forest law requirements;
2) organizes forest protection, fire prevention, timely detection and control;
3) conducts monitoring of forest management rules;
4) supervises compliance with the rules and terms of hunting in the forest fund;
5) undertakes activities to identify the forest pests and diseases;
6) oversees the Organization on the protection of forests against fires, illegal felling and other violations in the forests outside the forest fund;
7) monitors the status, use and reproduction of forests.
3. Functions and powers of State forest protection of Turkmenistan shall be defined by the Statute, approved by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 22. Officials of State forest protection of Turkmenistan 1. Officials of State forest protection of Turkmenistan have the right to: 1) visit the Organization for the conduct of audits, security, protection, use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation;
2) make up protocols on administrative offences in the area of forestry legislation of Turkmenistan;
3) produce on behalf of State forest protection in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan claims to legal entities and individuals for damages caused to forest fund, violation of forest legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. officials exercising State control in the sphere of protection, use of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation, in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan are provided with uniforms and weapons.
3. Officials exercising State control in the sphere of protection, use of forest fund, forest reproduction and forestation, allowed possession, carrying and use of service weapons in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
Rules for storing, carrying and use of service weapons, officials involved in forest protection, are determined by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
4. the composition of the State forest protection of Turkmenistan shall be approved by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
CHAPTER VI. Possession and use of FOREST FUND, article 23. The right of tenure 1. Forest tenure on the sites of wood Fund occurs on the right land indefinitely.
2. Sectors of forest area on the right of forest ownership are available: 1) State forest enterprises and other State enterprises, institutions and organizations involved in forest activities;
2) State nature reserves, national nature parks and other specially protected natural territories with the status of a legal person for the purposes of the especially protected natural territories;
3) other public organizations and institutions.
3. the right of forest ownership is satisfied on the right land indefinitely, issued by the authorized State body on land administration.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 24. The rights and responsibilities of forest owners 1. Forest owners have the right to: 1) to conduct forestry, carry out forest management on their sites of forest fund;
2) in accordance with the established procedure to use forest lands, water resources management, common minerals to forestry needs;
3) in accordance with the established procedure to lay roads, equipping playgrounds for storage of forest products, to build production buildings and constructions;
4) ownership of harvested products and income derived from its implementation.
2. Forest owners are obliged to: 1) ensure the safety, protection, rational use and reproduction of forests;
2) to keep state forest accounting;
3) work in ways not subject to negative impact on the health and reproduction of forests, soils and wildlife, as well as on the State of water and other natural objects;
4) not to violate the rights of other forest users.
3. Forest owners may have other rights and assume other responsibilities established by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 25. Termination of the right of ownership of sites of forest fund ownership of sites of forest fund is terminated in the following cases: 1) termination of activity of the enterprise, institution or organization in possession of which are sectors of forest area;
2) use of sites of forest fund is not for the intended purpose;
3) seizures in the prescribed manner of forest land for a public purpose;
4) unsustainable forest management, caused the deterioration of the condition and quality of forests;
5) in other cases stipulated by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 26. The right of forest management
 

1. Forest management on the sites of wood Fund is available to legal entities and individuals according to forest management in the manner determined by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. The right to use the patches of forest occurs on the basis of the decisions of the owners of the forest fund.
3. Legal and natural persons as users of the forest fund may use sites of forest fund for only those types of forest management, which are provided for in the special permits.
4. use of forest fund can be long-term and short-term.
5. use of forest fund, except as provided for in article 46 of this code is chargeable.  
6. State forest enterprises and other bodies and organizations referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of part 2 of article 23 of the present Code shall implement the possession and use of forest fund in its territory free of charge.
7. the size of the payments for the use of forest fund and the manner in which they are established by the authorized body of the State charging forest management in coordination with the Ministry of economy and development of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 27. User rights and responsibilities 1. Users have the right to: 1) forest management within those sites of forest fund, terms and types of use which are indicated in the documents that provide this right;
2) in accordance with the established procedure to lay roads, equipping playgrounds for storage of forest products, to build production buildings and facilities.
2. Users are obliged to: 1) work in ways not subject to negative impact on the health and reproduction of forests, soils and wildlife, as well as on the State of water and other natural objects;
2) in a timely manner in accordance with the established procedure to pay for forest management;
3) not to violate the rights of other forest users.
3. Users may have different rights and incur other obligations established by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 28. Stakeholder rights guarantees 1. Interference in the activities of managers from the public and other bodies and organizations are not allowed.
2. Violated rights managers should be recovered in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
3. Loss caused by an infringement of the rights owners (including loss of profit), reimbursable in the order, a certain article 58 of this code.
 
Article 29. Long-term forest management on the sites of wood Fund 1. The provision of forest resources at sites of forest fund for long-term forest management should be based on the tender, transparent and taking into account the interests of the people living in the territory.
2. provide forest resources on sites of forest fund for long-term forest management without a tender is carried out by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
3. Tender for provision of forest resources on the sites of wood Fund organizes the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
4. forest resources on sites of forest fund are provided in long-term forest management on the basis of a contract between a public authority in possession of the plots of the forest fund, and lesopol′zovatelem.
5. forest resources are available on the sites of wood Fund lesopol′zovatelâm in long-term use for a term from 5 to 40 years.
6. In case of prolongation of the use of the plot of forest fund priority is given to forest remain subject to its approach to ensure the sustainable management of forest resources.
7. When providing forest land in long-term forest management right of priority will be given to people living in the territory.
 
Article 30. The terms and conditions of the contract of long-term forest management on the sites of wood Fund 1. In the Treaty of long-term forest management on the sites of wood Fund should contain: 1) forest boundaries, where forest management;
2) lot of forest fund;
3) kinds of forest management;
4) volume (dimensions);
5) forest management;
6) fees for forest management and procedure of its making;
7) responsibilities for conservation, protection and reproduction of forest resources;
8) liability for breach of contract;
9) other conditions stipulated by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. the Treaty of long-term forest management of forest areas is in writing and is subject to state registration in the order established by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
3. the contract of long-term forest management of forest areas is considered concluded from the moment of its State registration.
 
Article 31. Short-term forest management on the sites of wood Fund 1. Forest resources at sites of forest fund are available for short-term management of forests on the basis of the lease between the State body in possession of the plots of the forest fund, and lesopol′zovatelem.
2. forest resources on sites of forest fund are provided in short-term use of forests (rent) for up to 5 years.
Part 3 repealed by Act No. 202 28.02.2015-v. 4. Short forest management on the sites of wood Fund may only be made following types of forest management:

1) adverse forest management;
2) use sites of forest fund for the needs of hunting economy;
3) use of forest areas in educational-experimental and research purposes;
4) use sites of forest fund for cultural, educational, tourist, recreational, leisure and sporting purposes.
5. renting of lands of the forest fund on conditions of short-term forest management (rentals) must be carried out in a transparent manner, taking into account the interests of the people living in the territory.
6. Upon delivery of the forest land on short-term conditions (lease) the right of priority is given to people living in the territory.
7. renting of lands of the forest fund on conditions of short-term forest management (rent) is governed by the present code and other normative legal acts of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 32. Short-term forest management agreement terms (rent) at the sites of forest fund in short-term contract (lease) on the sites of wood Fund should contain: 1) boundaries and area of the selected portion of the forest fund, to which forest management;
2) types of forest management;
3) volume (dimensions);
4) forest management;
5) fees for forest management and procedure of its making;
6) obligations to protect, protection and reproduction of forest resources;
7) liability for breach of contract;
8) number and date of issue of forest (order) and the forest of the ticket;
9) other conditions stipulated by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 33. The termination of the right of forest management 1. The right of forest management is ceased in case of: 1) voluntary waiver;
2) expiration of forest management;
3) liquidation of a legal person, the enjoyment of which is a plot of the forest fund;
4) utilization of forest and forest land not for the intended purpose;
5) implementation of forest management in ways that adversely affect the condition and reproduction of forests and other natural objects;
6) violations of fire safety regulations in the forests;
7) failing to pay within the prescribed time-limits fees for forest management;
8) seizure of lands of forest fund for State or public needs.
2. the laws of Turkmenistan may be included in other cases of termination of the right of forest management.
3. Order the termination of the right of forest management is set by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
4. termination of rights of forest management entails the cancellation of forest (orders) and forest ticket authorities granting the specified documents.
 
Article 34. Types of use of forest fund 1. In the forests can be carried out following kinds of forest management: 1) adverse forest management (mowing, grazing, placing beehives and beekeeping, gardening, horticulture and other agricultural crops cultivation, harvesting (harvesting) herbs and technical raw materials, wild fruits, nuts, mushrooms, berries and other forest resources);
11) use of sites of forest fund for the needs of hunting economy;
2 sites of forest fund) use in experimental and research purposes;
3) use sites of forest fund for cultural, educational, tourist, recreational, leisure and sporting purposes;
4) tree felling and timber;
5) other forest management defined by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. Specifics of use of forest resources and forest areas in carrying out certain types of forest management are determined by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 35. Adverse forest management 1. Sites of forest fund may be granted to legal entities and individuals in the side.
2. Grass cutting, grazing, placing beehives and beekeeping, gardening, melons and other crops growing on sites of forest fund are carried out by legal entities and physical persons in specially designated areas for these purposes on such terms and conditions, which set the laws of Turkmenistan.
3. Harvesting (harvesting) herbs and technical raw materials, wild fruits, nuts, mushrooms, berries and other forest resources are conducted in ways and means, excluding depletion of available resources. To this end, on individual sections of the forest by the authorized body of public forest management in consultation with the local executive bodies and local authorities can establish a limited use.
4. Side forest management should be carried out without causing damage to the forest.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 36. Use of sites of forest fund for the needs of hunting economy 1. Use of sites of forest fund for the needs of hunting economy shall be carried out without causing damage to the forest and provided favorable Habitat for wild animals Wednesday.
2. procedure for use of sites of forest fund for the needs of hunting economy is set by the legislation of Turkmenistan.

(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 37. Use of sites of forest fund for educational-experimental and research purposes 1. Scaffolding can be used for the implementation of educational-experimental and research activities, scientific and educational institutions and organizations.
2. For the implementation of educational-experimental and research forest plots are available to government agencies and organizations for possession and use of gratis personnel, other scientific and educational institutions and organizations, non-governmental agencies and organizations, foreign legal entities and physical persons-rent for a fee.
3. procedure for use of sites of forest fund for educational-experimental and research purposes is determined by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 38. Use of sites of forest fund for cultural, educational, tourist, recreational, leisure and sporting purposes 1. Sites of forest fund for cultural, educational, tourist, recreational, leisure and sporting purposes are provided for use by legal and natural persons authorities local authorities in agreement with the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
2. in order to implement the use of sites of forest fund for cultural, educational, tourist, recreational, leisure and sporting purposes are provided to government agencies and organizations for possession and use of gratis personnel, other non-governmental agencies and organizations, foreign legal entities and physical persons-rent for a fee.
3. Permission for the location of tourist camps, recreation centers and other such objects with the erection of buildings nekapital′nogo type are issued by the local executive authorities and bodies of local self-government with the consent of the forest owners.
4. On the sites of wood Fund available in cultural, educational, tourist, recreational, leisure and sporting purposes, forest owners are upgrading these areas subject to conservation and natural landscapes, compliance with fire safety and sanitary regulations in the forests.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 39. Tree felling and harvesting 1. Timber production sites of forest fund shall be carried out in accordance with the following types of logging: 1) felling conducted in ripe and overaged stands with the primary purpose of the regeneration and/or stabilize stands;
2) felling of intermediate usage, thinning, selective sanitary cuttings, and cuttings that are associated with the reconstruction of low-value forest plantations as well as plantations losing protective, water protection and other functions, felling individual trees in thinning operations;
3) other logs (sanitary clear cutting of forest clearing; in connection with the construction of waterworks, pipelines, roads and firebreaks in creating fire breaks; cleaning liquid zahlamlënnosti; logging for other purposes).
2. Logging in the construction of buildings, structures and communications, not caused by technological necessity, is prohibited.
3. Tree felling is only permitted with mandatory reforestation in an order stipulated by this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
4. Lumbering is carried out depending on the categories of forests, in accordance with the rules of felling, approved by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
5. water protective forests (on the banks of the rivers, lakes, reservoirs and other water objects), protective forest strips along roads and railways and other transport and communication lines, forests arid and semi-arid zones, forests of green zones around cities and towns as well as medical and health facilities (spas), are thinning, aimed at improving forest condition.
6. Forests of specially protected natural territories (State nature reserves, national parks and other protected areas), especially valuable forest areas in lesoplodovyh stands, urban forests are allowed only felling of intermediate usage, thinning and salvage thinning.
7. other, associated with the creation of fire breaks, may be admitted in the forests of all categories, including, in exceptional cases, in the Woods, located on specially protected natural territories.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 40. Thinning ticket (order) and 1 ticket. Thinning ticket (order) is a document that provides the right to harvest timber and secondary forest resources. The lesorubočnom ticket giving the plot of forest fund allotted for use based on forest inventory projects, quantity, quality of wood and secondary forest resources, their price, dates of work, conditions and regulations of the clearing of felling places and restore forests.

2. forest ticket is a document that provides its owner the right to side. In the forest the ticket specifies the type, location, size, time, terms and price of use forest fund.
3. Forms of forest (orders) and forest ticket rules for their accounting, storage, filling and extradition shall be determined by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
 
Article 41. Specifics of use of wood on specially protected natural territories Use forest located on specially protected natural territories (State nature reserves, national parks and other protected areas), is carried out in accordance with the procedure established by this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan about specially protected natural territories.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 42. Specifics of use of forest in the border zone and a strip of border controls, as well as on land granted for defence purposes Use forest in the border zone and a strip of border controls, as well as on land granted for defence purposes shall be carried out in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 43. Reasons for changes in the terms of use of forest fund forest fund terms of use Change allowed in the following cases: 1) violation of the State of forests by fire, windblow catastrophes, damage to forest pests, diseases and other factors that are not dependent on lesopol′zovatelâ;
2) seizure of part of the lands of the forest fund for State or public needs;
3) non-use of forest fund in the prescribed amounts within the time specified in the permit documents.
 
Article 44. The order of manufacture of works not connected with conduction of forest management and forest management Holding in the territory of the forest fund of construction works, extraction of widespread minerals, communications and other works not connected with conduction of forest management and forest management, are carried out on the basis of a decision by the local authorities in agreement with the competent authority of the State of forest management and the local government body concerned with the positive conclusion of the State environmental appraisal.
 
Article 45. Accommodation, design, construction and commissioning of enterprises, buildings and other objects affecting the status and reproduction of forests 1. When hosting, design, construction and commissioning of industrial enterprises, buildings and other objects affecting the status and reproduction of forests should be set and carried out activities that protect forests from negative impacts of sewage, chemicals, industrial and municipal discharges and waste.
2. Place the construction enterprises, buildings and other objects affecting the status and reproduction of forests, as well as their construction projects should be subject to State ecological expertise and consistent with local executive authorities and bodies of local self-government in the territory affected by such construction.
 
Article 46. Stay of individuals in forests 1. Individuals have the right to stay in the forests for recreation, participation in recreational, recreational, tourist and sporting activities, collect for own needs of wild fruits, nuts, mushrooms, berries, medicinal plants and other forest resources.
2. Gathering of individuals for their own use in the forests of wild fruits, nuts, mushrooms, berries, medicinal plants and other forest resources are permitted within the norms (limits), defined by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
3. collect and billets species of wild plants and other living organisms introduced in the Red data book of Turkmenistan, as well as crops and natural or raw materials is prohibited, unless specific legislation of Turkmenistan.
4. natural persons are obliged to comply with fire safety rules, prevent breakdowns and felling of trees and shrubs, forest damage, forest damage, clogging the ant hills, nesting birds, collect wild fruits, nuts, mushrooms, berries, medicinal plants and other forest resources in time and in ways that do not affect their reproduction.
5. Stay of natural persons in the forests for hunting and fishing are regulated by this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 47. Standards of use forest fund forest fund Use within science-based standards, materials management, inventory and surveys of the forest fund.
 
CHAPTER VII. MONITORING of FORESTS, FOREST MANAGEMENT, PUBLIC ACCOUNTING of FOREST FUND, STATE FOREST INVENTORY of Article 48. Forest monitoring 1. Monitoring of forests is carried out with a view to efficient management, use, reproduction, protection of forests.
2. the structure, content and procedures for forest monitoring is established by the authority of the State of forest management.
 
Article 49. Forest management
 

1. Forest management includes activities aimed at raising the effectiveness of forest management, the implementation of a uniform scientific-technical policy in forestry, sustainable use of the forest fund.
2. in management: 1) delimitation of forest fund and economic organizations on the territory of forest fund in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan;
2) fulfillment of topographic and geodetic works and special mapping of forest fund, including the allocation of forest lands;
3) inventory of forest fund with the definition of species and age compositions of forests, their condition, as well as the definition of qualitative and quantitative characteristics of forest resources;
4) identification of sites of forest fund for final felling, felling of intermediate usage, other logging activities on reproduction of forests and afforestation, land reclamation, conservation and protection of forests and other forest-related activities, as well as determine the order and the manner of their implementation;
5) justification for dividing the forest fund on categories of protection, preparation of proposals for forest fund transfer from one category to another, the transfer of non-forest land to forest, as well as the rationale and the classification of the types of sites of forest fund lands;
6) defining calculated cutting sizes of felling of intermediate usage, ages forest of final felling in the plots of the forest fund;
7) definition of the volume of activities on reproduction of forests and afforestation, forestry seed production, conservation and protection of forests and other forest activities at the sites of forest fund;
8) determination of side forest management and harvesting of secondary forest resources, use of sites of forest fund for purposes of hunting, for recreational, recreational, tourist and sporting purposes;
9) other forest management actions.
 
Article 50. Management system 1. Forest management is performed by a single system in the manner prescribed by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
2. Work on the management on the territory of the forest fund rests with the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
3. Without forest, approved in the prescribed manner, forest management and forest management on the forest sites are prohibited.
 
Article 51. Forest management projects 1. When the management of the forest fund are prepared forest management projects, which gives a comprehensive assessment of forest management and use of forest fund in the intervening period, developed the basic situation of the Organization and conduction of forest economy beyond.
2. Forest management projects and other management documents shall be approved by the authorized body of the State forest management and are required for the conduct of forestry, its current and advance planning, as well as funding for forestry work.
 
Article 52. Information about forest fund 1. Information about forest fund includes data public accounting of forest fund, State forest inventory, forest monitoring, forest management and other data obtained by the authorized body of the Government forestry and subordinate organizations in the exercise of their functions.
2. information on the State of forests is open. The procedure and conditions for the use of this information by legal entities and physical persons shall be determined by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 53. The State forest fund accounting 1. The State forest fund accounting is carried out to protect, protection of forest fund, forest reproduction and afforestation, forest management, systematic monitoring of quantitative and qualitative changes of forest resources and ensure public bodies, legal entities and natural persons concerned of information on forest fund in the manner prescribed by the legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. the State forest fund accounting Data used in the conduct of the State forest inventory.
 
Article 54. State forest inventory 1. State forest inventory contains system information on the legal regime of the forest fund, its allocation for forest owners, quantitative and qualitative condition of forest resources, its composition, as well as environmental and economic characteristics of the forest fund.
2. Data used in the inventory State Forest State forest management, organization of reference, the transfer of forest land to non-forest lands for purposes not connected with conduction of forest management and use of forest fund, seizure of lands of the forest fund, determining fees for forest management, assessment of economic activity of forest owners and forest managers.
 
Article 55. Prediction of the forestry development 1. In accordance with the objectives of the national forest policy of Turkmenistan is carried out by the State forestry development prediction.

2. forestry development forecasts developed by the authorized body of the State forest management based on forestry projections public forest enterprises and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
 
CHAPTER VIII. REFORESTATION and afforestation Article 56. Reforestation and afforestation 1. The aim of reforestation is the timely restoration of forests glades, slashes and other previously occupied by forest territories of forest fund, improvement of forest breeds, ensuring rational use of forest land.
2. Reforestation is carried out in the lands of the forest fund with the following basic requirements: 1) priority provision of forest land not covered by forest to conduct reforestation;
2) ensuring compulsory reforestation felling of economically valuable species taking into account site conditions;
3) improving breeds and productivity of forests, their own ecological resources and protective properties;
4) maximum use of natural regenerative ability of forests;
5) preservation of genetic Fund and forest biological diversity.
3. Rules and regulations on reforestation and afforestation are installed by an authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
4. conducting reforestation rests with the owners of sites of forest fund. Reforestation work may be on a contract basis to users of forest resources.
5. Afforestation conducted on non-forested lands of forest fund in order to increase the forest cover of the territories, preventing erosion, improve the ecological environment and agro-forestry.
6. realization of works on afforestation rests with the owners of sites of forest fund.
61. the effectiveness of work on reforestation and afforestation, including acceptance standards of forest silvicultures, is determined by the authorized body of the State forest management in consultation with the authorized State body in the field of standardization.
7. forest plantations on non-forest and other lands of the forest fund forest recognized as defined in paragraph 5 of article 1 of the present code.
8. Work on reforestation and afforestation carried out special programmes and projects approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan on presentation of the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 57. Forest seeds and other forest reproductive materials 1. The legal regulation of the use of forest seeds and other forest reproductive materials is carried out in accordance with this code, the law of Turkmenistan "the seed" and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
2. For the purposes of forest seed production: 1) lesosemennoe zoning;
2) establishment of permanent wood-seed plots and uterine plantations;
3 seed fund) formation of forest plants;
4) other production, harvesting, processing, storing, sale, transport and use of forest plant seeds.
3. If the reproduction of the forests used forest plant seeds and other forest reproductive materials of high quality, but also takes into account the specific place of origin, in accordance with the requirements to the quality of seeds and other forest reproductive materials approved by the authorized body of the State administration of forestry.
4. When the reproduction of forests is not allowed the use of nerajonirovannyh forest plant seeds and other forest reproductive material, as well as forest plant seeds and other forest reproductive materials whose quality is not verified.
 
CHAPTER IX. DAMAGES to the OWNERS of SITES of FOREST FUND, LESOPOL′ZOVATELÂM and FORESTRY PRODUCTION LOSSES Article 58. Damages to the owners of sites of forest fund and lesopol′zovatelâm 1. Losses caused by the withdrawal or temporary occupation of sites of forest fund, as well as the curtailment of the rights of the owners of sites of forest fund and forest users or deterioration of the quality of forests as a result of the influence caused by the activity of the enterprises, institutions, organizations and citizens, to be refunded in full (including loss of profit) to the owners of sites of forest fund and lesopol′zovatelâm, ponësšim these losses.
2. Damages produced by enterprises, institutions and organizations, which have been allocated plots of forest fund, and also by enterprises, institutions and organizations whose activities entail restricting the rights of owners of sites of forest fund and forest users or deterioration in the quality of nearby forests, in accordance with the procedure established by this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan.
3. Disputes relating to damages and determination of their sizes, are resolved in the courts.
 
Article 59. Forestry production losses
 

1. Loss of forestry production resulting from the transfer of forest land to non-forest and the seizure of lands of forest fund for purposes not related to forestry, the curtailment of the rights of forest owners and forest managers or forest degradation as a result of the influence caused by the activity of the enterprises, institutions and organizations shall be reimbursed to the relevant State forest enterprises (forest enterprises) or other owners.
These losses are compensated by enterprises, institutions and organizations, which act forest lands for purposes not connected with conduction of forest management, as well as companies, institutions and organizations, which establishes around objects, sanitary protection zones and with the exception of sites of forest fund of timber traffic.
2. Funds received in compensation for losses, are used to enhance forest productivity, their reproduction and protection.
3. Dimensions and procedure for determining losses forestry production, reimbursable, are established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Chapter x. protection of FOREST FUND Article 60. The aims and objectives of forest conservation and protection 1. Forests in Turkmenistan are subject to conservation and protection, in order to ensure their safety, meets the environmental and socio-economic requirements.
2. the main objectives of forest conservation and protection are: 1) the forest fire prevention, timely detection and elimination;
2) ensuring compliance by all forest users and enterprises and organizations situated on the territory of the forest fund, as well as those in the forest by natural persons rules of fire safety and sanitation;
3) protection of forests from illegal cutting, damage and other violations of forest legislation of Turkmenistan, as well as the protection of lands of the forest fund;
4) timely identification of pockets of forest pests and diseases, forecasting their development and control;
5) carrying out biotechnical activities;
6) ensuring compliance with the rules of hunting and fishing in the territory of the forest fund;
7) other actions to ensure the safety and protection of the forest fund, reproduction, forest management and afforestation.
3. protection and forest protection are carried out on the basis of State, regional programmes and include a range of organizational, economic, legal and other measures aimed at ensuring the rational use of forest fund.
4. implementation of safety measures and protection of forest resources provide the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, the State Forestry Administration, other State authorities, local executive bodies and local self-government, as well as forest owners and forest owners.  
 
Article 61. Fire safety of forest fund of 1. Protection of forests from fires is carried out in accordance with this code and other legislative acts of Turkmenistan, governing fire safety.
2. in order to ensure the fire safety of forest fund: 1) fire-extinguishing arrangement, including construction, renovation and maintenance of fire-fighting purposes, Prosek, fire breaks;
2) the establishment of systems, means of preventing and extinguishing forest fires (fire-fighting equipment, fire-fighting equipment, etc.), the contents of the systems, tools, as well as the formation of reserves of petrol, oil and lubricants for the period of high fire risk;
3) monitoring fire danger in the forests;
4) develop plans for extinguishing forest fires;
5) extinguishing forest fires;
6) other measures of forest fire safety rules.
 
Article 62. Forest protection 1. Protection of forests seeks to identify in the forests of harmful organisms (plants, animals, pathogens, capable under certain circumstances to harm forests and/or forests) and preventing their spread, and in the case of the emergence of hotbeds of harmful organisms, are allocated to quarantine objects, their localization and elimination.
2. Protection of forests from harmful organisms, are allocated to quarantine objects shall be carried out in accordance with the Turkmenistan law "on plant quarantine".
 
Article 63. The participation of citizens and public associations in ensuring the safety and protection of forests, in obtaining information on the State of forests in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the implementation of the outcome of the protection, use and reproduction of forests 1. Citizens and public associations are involved in ensuring the safety and protection of forests, in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. Every citizen has the right to receive free objective information on the State of forests, either directly or through his representative, voluntary associations, and the media in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
3. Every citizen has the right, either directly or through his representative, public associations, or otherwise participate in the preparation, implementation of decisions taken by State bodies and officials concerning the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests and in monitoring their implementation.

4. public authorities and officials must provide an implementation of the rights of citizens provided for by paragraphs 1-3 of this article.
 
Article 64. Economic incentives for conservation, reproduction and rational use of forests 1. Economic incentives for conservation, reproduction and rational use of forests is to increase interest and responsibility of the owner of the land the State forest fund and forest users in saving forests, which includes: 1) encouragement for the improvement of the quality of forests, increasing their productivity;
2) encourage individuals, having revealed violations of forest law and ensure the recovery of the amounts concerned fines, penalties and damage caused to forestry;
3) earmarking funds for reforestation, broken through no fault of forest owners and forest users;
4) concessional loans.
2. procedure of measures for economic stimulation of protection, reproduction and rational use of forests established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.
3. economic incentive Measures in the field of protection, reproduction and rational use of forests referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of the first paragraph of this article shall be exercised by the authorized body of public forest management in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
CHAP. XI. DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN THE FIELD OF THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION, USE AND REPRODUCTION OF FORESTS. RESPONSIBILITY for VIOLATION of FOREST LEGISLATION of Article 65. Dispute resolution in the field of the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests disputes in the field of the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests shall be settled judicially in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
 
Article 66.  Responsibility for violation of forest legislation of Turkmenistan 1. Legal and natural persons guilty in violation of forest legislation, shall bear responsibility in accordance with the legislation of Turkmenistan.
2. Accountability for violation of forest legislation does not exempt legal entities and natural persons from the obligation to make reparation for the damage they caused.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
Article 67. Compensation for damage caused to forests as a result of the violation of forest legislation 1. Legal and natural persons, causing damage to forests, reimburse it voluntarily or judicially.
2. Evaluation methodology and calculation of the amount of damage caused to forests as a result of the violation of forest legislation is approved by the authorized body of public forest management in coordination with the Ministry of economy and development of Turkmenistan.
(As amended by the Act of February 28, 2015 year-statements of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, no. 2015, art.)
 
CHAPTER XII. INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION Article 68. International cooperation in the field of the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests by international cooperation in the field of the conservation, protection, use and reproduction of forests is carried out in accordance with the principles established by the international treaties to which Turkmenistan is a party.