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1.4 Compliance with the law

Projects shall comply with the law.

Certification is not a legal compliance audit.  The certification body will be checking that there is no evidence of non-compliance with relevant legal requirements.

The main legislation relevant to Sustainable Forest Management is set out in the UK Forestry Standard and Supporting Guidelines.  The web links below provide an up-to-date list.

Last updated: 24th September 2014

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!! Update July 2014 !!

Links to a list of the main legislation relevant to Sustainable Forest Management added.