ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act, 2023

Marked by incoherence, conflict with the other laws covering the field, and undefined expressions, the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act is not only an affront to the rule of law but a vehicle for exploitation of forests rather than their conservation achieved through shrinking the notion of forest itself, constricting the idea of “non-forest purpose” and excluding the categories of forestland from the purview of the legislation.

FCR 2022: An Attempt to Subvert the Power of Gram Sabhas

A centralised and single-window clearance process would facilitate the diversion of forests for non-forest purposes.

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