Forest Offences and Penalties

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According to the National Forestry Act 1984 (Amendment 1993)

Maximum fine of RM 500,000 and imprisonment of not less than 1 year and not more than 20 years.

Section 15 - Taking Forest from Forest Permanent or state land without a valid license Section 40 - Transfer of Forest without Pass Transfer of Land Alienated, TOL, Mining and Land Reserves. Section 86 - Falsifying or damage, or Possess tools for forgery, marks on trees and timber and alter the boundaries

Maximum fine of Rs 50,000 and / or jailed a maximum of 5 years

(including offenses such as employment or illegal activities in the Permanent Forest Reserve; Transferring forest produce is not at the place and time specified; Take or collect any forest products include rattan, fruits, herbs, minerals, and remove or dispose of any waste; Prohibition burn and prevent officials from carrying out their duties or refuse to cooperate).

As in Section 32, 66, 67, 68, 69, 81 (1) (b), 81 (1) (c), 82 (1), 84, 85, 87, 92, 96, 97, 98 & 100