The Forest Manual Containing the Forest Act (No. 1148): extracts from other laws of Philippine Commission relating to the Forest Service, and the forest regulations prepared in accordance with provisions of the Forest Act
This document contains the text of the Philppine Forest Act, which regulates the use of public forests and reserves. It includes descriptions of historical regulations, licenses, taxes, harvest limits, violations, and prohibition of caiñgin (swidden plots). It also includes extracts of other relevant laws.
Conclusions & Takeaways
The Forest Act legally establishes forest regulations: licenses, timber volume, cutting, collecting, and removing of forest products. The text also lists native tree species (including common name) and important local woods.
Bureau of public printing,; 1904. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.58581.
- Philippines Bureau of Forestry