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Name: Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (No. 2 of 2007).
Country: India
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-12-29
Entry into force:
ISN: IND-2006-L-110071
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=110071&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2020-06-30)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded; to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.

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