Poroshenko has tightened the responsibility for the deforestation of the

Порошенко ужесточил ответственность за вырубку леса

For violation of requirements of protection of natural forests will be subject to administrative liability.

President Petro Poroshenko has signed the law on amendments to some legislative acts on the protection of forests, which will strengthen the responsibility for illegal logging. About it reports a press-service of the head of state on Thursday, August 31.

In particular, the law prohibits all types of logging, construction of buildings, laying of roads, grazing, commercial harvesting of any forest products, transportation vehicles (other than public roads and the forest guards).

For violation of requirements of protection of natural forests will be subject to administrative liability.

In addition, the law strengthened the penalties for illegal cutting of trees or shrubs in the forest, protective and other forest plantings in nature reserves or in the territories and objects of natural reserve Fund.

This bill Parliament adopted on 23 may 2017.

Previously, ecologists have shown large-scale illegal logging in forest-Vodice.

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