MGL c, § 1 Public shade trees; definition. All trees within the public way or in the boundaries thereof shall be public shade trees [If] it is doubtful whether the tree is within the highway, it shall be taken to be within the highway and to be public property until the contrary is shown. MGL c, § 3 Cutting of public shade trees. Except as provided by section five, public shade trees shall not be cut.
This Act establishes certain restrictions on felling of trees. The Act also provides for the appointment of Tree Officers appointed by the State government who shall be responsible for planting of trees and have the power to impose a penalty on illegal felling of trees. Laws of India in Akoma Ntoso XML format. Contribute to nyaayaIN/laws-of-india development by creating an account on GitHub. For example, the Maharashtra Felling of Trees (Regulation) Act, for the purpose of the preservation and protection of the soil against erosion.
Author: Rucha Suresh Ghate. Publisher: Concept Publishing Company ISBN: Category: Social. 1. (1) This Act may be called the Maharashtra Felling of Trees (Regulation) Act, (2)It extends to the whole of the State of Maharashtra but excluding an urban area. 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- 2 [(a-1) “artificial plantation” means planting of minimum seedlings of tree.
Maharashtra Felling of Trees (Regulation) Act,