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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter II

OF RESERVED FORESTS

Power to reserve forests
3. The Government may constitute any forest-land or waste-land 1[or any land suitable for afforestation] which is the property of Government, or over which the Government has proprietary rights, or to the whole or any part of the forest-produce of which the Government is entitled, a reserved forest in the manner hereinafter provided.

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    The words "or any land suitable for afforestation" were inserted by section 2of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990)
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