The Meghalaya Forest Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1998
(Act No. of 1998)
(As passed by the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly)No. LL(B), 87/98/17. - The Meghalaya Forest Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. 7 of 1998) is hereby published for general information. Received the assent of the Governor on 21st December, 1998 Published in the Gazette of Meghalaya, Extra Ordinary issue, dated 2nd December, 1998. An Act further to amend the Meghalaya Forest Regulation (Assam Regulation No. 7 of the 1891 as applied and amended by Meghalaya). Be it enated by the Legislature of the State of Meghalaya in the Forty-ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows :- 1. Short title and commencement. - (1) This Act may be called the Meghalaya Forest Regulation (Amendment) Act, 1998. (2) It shall come into forest at once. 2. Amendment of Section 40 of Regulation 7 of 1891. - In section 40 of the Meghalaya Forest Regulation (Assam Regulation No. 7 of 1891 as applied and amended by Meghalaya), in sub- section (2), for clause (1), the following shall be substituted, namely,-
"(1) prohibit absolutely, or subject to conditions, rules within Veneer Mills, Plywood Factories and any kind of Forest- Based Industries for the purpose of conversion, manufacturing, peeling, slicing, cutting, burning, concealing, marking or supermarking the timber, altering or affecting any of the marks specified local limits, the establishment of Saw Mills, Saw Pit, of on the same and possession or carrying of making hammers or other implements, used for making timber: and".