FOREST: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Forest (Declaration Of Forest Reserves) Order

Forest (Declaration Of Protected Trees) Order

Forest (Exemption Of Certain Villages From Prohibited Acts In Forest Reserves) Order

Forestry (International Trade in Wild Flora) Regulations

FOREST (DECLARATION OF FOREST RESERVES) ORDER

 

(section 4)

 

(24th May, 1968)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

 

PARAGRAPH

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Declaration of forest reserves

 

 

 

      Schedule - Kasane Forest Reserve

 

 

S.I. 42, 1968,
S.I. 106, 1981,
S.I. 11, 1987.

 

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Forest (Declaration of Forest Reserves) Order.

 

2.   Declaration of forest reserves

   Every area specified in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a forest reserve with the name specified therein under which the description of the area appears.

SCHEDULE
KASANE FOREST RESERVE

 

   Commencing at beacon FR.1 which is situated on the eastern side of firebreak No. 0 where the Kazungula-Victoria Falls road meets the said firebreak and which beacon bears 220,5° true and 128,5 metres from Botswana-Zimbabwe boundary beacon No. 834, the boundary of the Forest Reserve runs along the western edge of firebreak No. 0 in a generally south-southwesterly direction for a distance of approximately 7,7 km to beacon FR.2 situated where firebreak No. 0 meets the northern edge of the 1967 Kasane-Ngwezumba Bridge road; thence across the said road to beacon FR.3 situated on the southern edge thereof; thence along the western edge of the said road in a generally southerly direction for a distance of approximately 4,1 km to beacon FR.4 situated where the said road is joined by the 1967 road to Lesomo; thence in a generally southerly direction along the western edge of the said road through beacon FR.5, 84,7 metres from beacon FR.4 and situated on the north side of the old road from Serondela to Lesomo (now firebreak No. 10), and on to beacon FR.6 on the south side of the said road; thence along the western edge of the Kasane-Ngwezumba Bridge road in a generally southwesterly direction for a distance of approximately 4,3 km to beacon FR.7 situated where the said road meets the northern edge of firebreak No. 17; thence to beacon FR.8 situated on the south side of firebreak No. 17; thence along the southern edge of firebreak of No. 17 in a generally westerly and northwesterly direction for a distance of approximately 6,5 km to beacon FR.9 situated on the southern side of firebreak No. 17; thence across firebreak No. 17 for a distance of 8,5 metres to beacon FR.10 situated at the point where firebreaks Nos. 17 and 8 meet; thence along the southern edge of firebreak No. 8 in a generally northwesterly and northerly direction for a distance of approximately 4,6 km to beacon No. FR.11 situated on the southern side of firebreak No. 8 at the point where it is met by firebreak No. 10; thence across firebreak No. 10 for a distance of 6,1 metres to beacon No. FR.12 situated on the northern side of firebreak No. 10; thence continuing along the southern edge of firebreak No. 8 in a generally northwesterly direction for a distance of approximately 2,5 km to beacon FR.13 situated where firebreaks Nos. 8 and 6 meet; thence across firebreak No. 6 for a distance of 8,2 metres to beacon FR.14; thence in a northeasterly direction for a distance of 2,1 km along the northern edge of firebreak No. 6 to beacon FR.15 situated where firebreaks Nos. 6 and 7 meet; thence in a generally northwesterly direction for a distance of approximately 1,9 km along the southern edge of firebreak No. 7 to beacon FR.16 situated where firebreaks Nos. 7 and 2 meet; thence across firebreak No. 2 for a distance of 8,2 metres to beacon FR.18 situated on the northern side of firebreak No. 2; thence along the northern edge of firebreak No. 2 in a generally north northwesterly direction for a distance of approximately 4 km to the point where the northern edge of firebreak No. 2 meets the southern edge of firebreak No. 5; thence southwards along the southern edge of firebreak No. 5 to a beacon TS3, coordinates Y-16696.59, X-19 69864.10, situated at the junction of the said southern edge of firebreak No. 5 with the northern edge of the Kazungula-Ngoma Bridge road; thence in a generally northeasterly direction along the north edge of the said Kazungula-Ngoma Bridge road, to a beacon TS2, coordinates Y-18002.00, X-1968518.54, situated at the junction of the northern edge of the Kazungula-Ngoma Bridge road with the northern edge of firebreak No. 2; thence in an easterly direction along the northern edge of the said firebreak No. 2 to a beacon FR.23 coordinates Y-19349.34, X-1968 065.96; thence along the northern edge of firebreak No. 2 in a generally southeasterly and easterly direction for a distance of approximately 5,4 km to beacon FR.25; thence across firebreak No. 2 for 15,8 metres to beacon No. FR.26; thence along the western edge of firebreak No. 1 in a generally southerly direction for a distance of approximately 1,2 km to beacon FR.27; thence across firebreak No. 1a for a distance of 5,8 metres to beacon FR.28; thence along the northern edge of firebreak No. 1 in a generally easterly, southeasterly, northeasterly and easterly direction for a distance of approximately 2,7 km to beacon FR.29; thence across firebreak No. 1 for a distance of 6,4 metres to beacon FR.30; thence along the southern edge of the 1967 Kazungula-Victoria Falls road in a generally easterly direction for a distance of approximately 1,7 km to the point of commencement as shown on Plan No. RO-36b deposited with the Director of Surveys and Lands, Gaborone. Coordinates are in metres on Trigonometrical System Lo 25.

 

2.   Area of State land declared forest reserves-

 

   (a)   Kasane Forest Reserve Extension;

 

   (b)   Kazuma Forest Reserve;

 

   (c)   Maikaelelo Forest Reserve;

 

   (d)   Sibuyu Forest Reserve.

 

The boundaries of these forest reserves are delineated on Plan BP-105 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Lands, Gaborone.

 

3.   Chobe Forest Reserve-

 

   An area of land within the area of the Chobe Land Board the boundaries of which are delineated on Plan BP-105 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Land, Gaborone.

FOREST (DECLARATION OF PROTECTED TREES) ORDER

 

(under section 11)

 

(5th June, 1981)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

 

   PARAGRAPH

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Declaration of protected trees

 

 

 

      Schedule - Protected Trees

 

 

S.I. 53, 1981.

 

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Forest (Declaration of Protected Trees) Order.

 

2.   Declaration of protected trees

   All trees of the species specified in the Schedule are hereby declared to be protected trees in those parts of Botswana constituting State land.

SCHEDULE
PROTECTED TREES

 

(para. 2)

 

TIMBER TREES 

Botanical name 

Vernacular names 

Afzelia quanzensis Welw
Baikiae plurijuga Harms
Brachystegia spp
Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth) J. Leon
Pterocarpus angolensis D.C.
Entandrophragma caudatum Sprague
Sprirostachys africana
Adansonia digitata L.
Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Mensley
Diospyros mesopiliformis Hochst ex A.D.C. 

Pod mahogany, mwande, ikonkamukota
Rhodesian teak, mukusi
Mowombo
Rhodesian copal wood, tsaudi, isibi
Blood wood, muninga, mukwa, ilombe
Brown mahogany, mopomena
Morukuru, tamboti
Baobab, moana, ibozu, mubuyu
Motsintsila, Mozinzila, inzi
African ebony, Mochenje, isuma, mokochong

FOREST (EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN VILLAGES FROM PROHIBITED ACTS IN FOREST RESERVES) ORDER

 

(under section 17)

 

(24th May, 1968)

 

ARRANGEMENT OF PARAGRAPHS

 

   PARAGRAPH

 

 

 

   1.   Citation

 

   2.   Application

 

   3.   Exemption from restrictions

 

 

 

      Schedule

 

 

S.I. 43, 1968.

 

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Forest (Exemption of Certain Villages from Prohibited Acts in Forest Reserves) Order.

 

2.   Application

   The provisions of this Order shall apply to the towns, villages or habitations of Kasane, Kazungula and Lesoma.

 

3.   Exemption from restrictions

   The bona fide inhabitants of the towns, villages or habitations referred to in paragraph 1 may, within the Kasane Forest Reserve adjacent to such towns, villages, or habitations, collect for their own domestic use, but not for sale or barter-

 

   (a)   firewood from dead trees provided that collection is made by donkey or head-load and not by motor vehicle;

 

   (b)   poles of the species of trees specified in Part I of the Schedule hereto for the purposes of erecting huts and cattle kraals;

 

   (c)   fruits of the species of trees specified in Part II of the Schedule;

 

   (d)   leaves of the species trees referred to in Part III of the Schedule; and

 

   (e)   the underground stem of the species referred to in Part IV of the Schedule.

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