1. The Forestry Act 1991 is 30 years old and has been weakened by many amendments.
2. Very limited implementation: most operations are old concession types - Timber Rights Purchase (TRP) / Local Forest Area (LFA).
3. Under the Act our forest resource has been depleted; unsustainable harvests + extensive forest clearance.
4. Act is completely outdated as the national and international context has changed: