CHAPTER 323
FORESTS ACT

[SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION]

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

   NOTICES

      The Forests (Exemption of Forest Reserves) (Cutting, Removal and Possession of Mangroves) Notice

      The Forests (Exemption of Forest Reserves) (Collection of Honey and Beeswax) Notice

   ORDERS

      The Forests (Local Authority Forest Reserves) Declaration Order

      The Forests (Prohibition of Harvesting in Catchment Forests) Order

      The Registration of Forests Produce Dealers and Traders Order

      The Forests (Control of Movement of Forest Produce) (All Species of Timber) Order

      The Forests Orders

      The Forests (Minimum Felling Girth Limits) Order

      The Forests (Amani Nature Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Pimbi Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Namkumbukwa Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Isongole Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Kigali Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Mpanga Village Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Kasumulu Territorial Forests Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Mboli Hills Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Kiwengoma Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Mgambo Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Msige/Semdoe Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Kabulo Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Ileje Range Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Machinjioni Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Chaburuma Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Igawisenga Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Itewe Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Matogoro "B" Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Chabu Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Logia Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Msangamwelu Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Patamela Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Ibungu Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Ivumwe Nzovwe Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Mlungui Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Mtai Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Nilo Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

      The Forests (Zaraninge Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order

   REGULATIONS

      The Forests Ordinance (Amani Nature Reserve Conservation Fund) Regulations

   RULES

      The Forests (Appeals) Rules

      The Forests Rules

      The Morogoro District Council (Forest Reserves) Rules

      The Ulanga District Council (Forest Reserves) Rules

      The Forests (Regulation of the Export of Hardwood Timber, Round Logs and other Hardwood Forest Products) Rules

      The Forests (Amani Nature Reserve) Rules

      The Kazimzumbwi Forest Reserve (Removal of Unlawful Occupants and Cessation of Unauthorised Activities) Rules

NOTICES

THE FORESTS (EXEMPTION OF FOREST RESERVES) (CUTTING, REMOVAL AND POSSESSION OF MANGROVES) NOTICE

(Section 15(3))

G.N. No. 330 of 1961

   1. This Notice may be cited as the Forests (Exemption of Forest Reserves) (Cutting, Removal and Possession of Mangroves) Notice.

   2. The whole of every forest reserve specified in the Schedule to this Notice is hereby exempted from the provisions of paragraph (i) of subsection (1) of section 15 of the Forests Act.

   (a) This exemption shall be limited to the cutting, removal and possession of forest produce.

   (b) This exemption shall be limited to persons ordinarily residing in the districts of Tanga, Pangani, Bagamoyo, Kisarawe, Rufiji, Kilwa, Lindi and Mtwara.

   3. No person who cuts or removes any forest produce under the provisions of this Notice shall sell or barter such produce, or use such produce for profit, ore in any trade, industry or commercial undertaking.

   4. A senior forest officer may at any time by a notice posted in the district offices of each District contiguous to a forest reserve specified in the Schedule to this Notice–

   (a)   prohibit the cutting or removal of forest produce in part or parts of that forest reserve; and

   (b)   limit the amount of forest produce that may be cut or removed in any part or parts of that forest reserve.

SCHEDULE

   All Mangroves Territorial Forest Reserves, as listed under that name in the Schedule of Territorial Forest Reserves.

THE FORESTS (EXEMPTION OF FOREST RESERVES) (COLLECTION OF HONEY AND BEESWAX) NOTICE

G.N. No. 331 of 1961

   1. This Notice may be cited as the Forests (Exemption of Forest Reserves) (Collection of Honey and Beeswax) Notice.

   2. The whole of every forest reserve except those Forest Reserves or parts of Forest Reserves listed in the Schedule hereto is hereby exempted from the provisions of paragraph (vii) of subsection (1) of section 15 of the Forests Act.

   3. This exemption shall extend only to the hanging or placing on trees or elsewhere of honey barrels and hives and the collection of honey and beeswax from such honey barrels and hives, and shall not be deemed to authorise the collection of honey or beeswax from any other receptacle or by any other means whatsoever.

   4. This exemption shall not be deemed to authorise any person to hand or place on any tree or elsewhere any honey barrel or hive or to collect any honey or beeswax–

   (a)   in any forest reserve or part of a forest reserve specified in the Schedule to this Notice; or

   (b)   in any forest reserve or area within a forest reserve which has been closed under the provisions of rule 15 of the Forest Rules, 1959; or

   (c)   in any forest reserve or part of a forest reserve which has been planted with trees, except in accordance with the written authority of a senior forest officer or, in the case of a local authority forest reserve, of the local authority responsible for the maintenance and control of such reserve or of a forest manager appointed by such local authority in respect of such reserve.

SCHEDULE

Kisinga-Rugaro

Maasi

Loliondo

Kiranzi-Kitungulu

Kilwezi

Gelai

Image

Kiutu

Nou

Mufindi

Sambaska

Marang

West Kilombero

Burko

Hassama Hill

Monduli

Essimingor

Ufiome

Sakila

Njogi

Hanang

Nguru-Sambu

Kitumbeine

Northern Highlands Rau

   The part of the Kilimanjaro forest reserve contained within the following boundaries:

   Commencing at a point where the lower forest edge is cut by the Tarakia River the boundary follows this river upstream to a point where it cuts the upper forest edge, thence following the upper forest edge in a southerly and westerly direction to a point where the Geraragua River cuts the upper forest edge; thence downstream to the point where it cuts the lower forest edge; thence following in a northerly then north-easterly and then south-easterly direction the fire-line or the lower forest edge where there is no fire-line to the point of commencement.

   The part of the Meru forest reserve lying on the northern slopes of Meru mountain between the Ngare Nanyuki Gorge and the Olasha-Ngare Olmotonyi Gorge.

ORDERS

THE FORESTS (LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVES) DECLARATION ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 10(1))

Jungu Local Authority Forest Reserve

(Approximate area 630 hectares)

G.N. No. 259 of 1988

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Local Authority Forest Reserves) Declaration Order.

   2. All that parcel of land known as Jungu area situated in Handeni District and described by the Schedule of bearings and distances as shown on map Jb 1896 deposited within the Ministry of Lands and the Ministry responsible for Forestry and Beekeeping is hereby declared as the Jungu Local Authority Forest Reserve.

   3. The local Authority responsible for the maintenance and control of the said Local Authority Forest Reserve shall be the Local Authority of the Handeni District.

Luhanga Local Authority Forest Reserve

(Approximate area 630 hectares)

G.N. No. 260 of 1988

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Local Authority Forest Reserves) Declaration Order.

   2. All that parcel of land as Luhanga situated in Handeni District and described by the schedule of bearings and distances as shown on map Jb 1675 deposited within the Ministry of Lands and the Ministry responsible for Forestry and Beekeeping is hereby declared as the Luhanga Local Authority Forest Reserve.

   3. The Local Authority responsible for the maintenance and control of the said Local Authority Forest Reserve shall be the Local Authority of the Handeni District.

Kwasunga II Local Authority Forest Reserve

(Approximate area 630 hectares)

G.N. No. 261 of 1988

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forest (Local Authority Forest Reserves) Declaration Order.

   2. All that parcel of land known as Jungu area situated in Handeni District and described by the schedule of bearings and distances as shown on map Jb 1626 deposited within the Ministry of Lands and the Ministry responsible for Forestry and Beekeeping is hereby declared as the Jungu Local Authority Forest Reserve.

   3. The Local Authority responsible for the maintenance and control of the said Local Authority Forest Reserve shall be the Local Authority of the Handeni District.

Kwasunga I Local Authority Forest Reserve

(Approximate area 200 hectares)

G.N. No. 262 of 1988

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forest (Local Authority Forest Reserves) Declaration Order, 1988.

   2. All that parcel of land known as Jungu area situated in Handeni District and described by the schedule of bearings and distances as shown on map Jb 1910 deposited within the Ministry of Lands and the Ministry responsible for Forestry and Beekeeping is hereby declared as the Jungu Local Authority Forest Reserve.

   3. The local Authority responsible for the maintenance and control of the said Local Authority Forest Reserve shall be the Local Authority of the Handeni District.

Bondo Local Authority Forest Reserve

(Approximate area 328 hectares)

G.N. No. 263 of 1988

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forest (Local Authority Forest Reserves) Declaration Order, 1988.

   2. All that parcel of land known as Jungu area situated in Handeni District and described by the schedule of bearings and distances as shown on map Jb 1614 deposited within the Ministry of Lands and the Ministry responsible for Forestry and Beekeeping is hereby declared as the Jungu Local Authority Forest Reserve.

   3. The Local Authority responsible for the maintenance and control of the said Local Authority Forest Reserve shall be the Local Authority of the Handeni District.

THE FORESTS (PROHIBITION OF HARVESTING IN CATCHMENT FORESTS) ORDER

(Section 31)

G.N. No. 507 of 1995

1.   Citation

   This Order may be cited as the Forests (Prohibition of Harvesting in Catchment Forests) Order.

2.   Interpretation

   The expressions used in this Order shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings as defined in section 2 of the Forest Act.

3.   Prohibition cutting removal trees

   It is hereby prohibited to cut or of remove any tree of forest produce from any or area of catchment or of watershed value by of any person or persons, institution or parastatals for any use except where such act is done for purposes of forest management of catchment or watershed value, spelt out in the Schedule below.

4.   Presumption on illegality of obtainance of timber

   Any person who has in his possession of any timber or tree presumed to be illegally obtained from any Catchment Forest or an area of watershed value shall be guilty of on offence against this Order and all the timber shall be confiscated and shall be the property of the Government.

5.   The penalty

   Any persons, who contravene the provisions of this Order shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to such penalty as prescribed under section 26 of the Act and any materials found with him/her while committing the offence shall be confiscated to the Government.

SCHEDULE

A.

1.   All areas which form the source of water as springs, streams and rivers.

2.   All areas which are within 20 metres radius of springs.

3.   All areas which are within 20 metres from both sides of the streams.

4.   All areas which are within 30 metres from both sides of the river banks.

5.   All areas which are within 50 metres from both sides of the major river banks.

B.

   In this Order catchment forests for areas of watershed value means all forested land which forms the sources of springs, stream and river.

THE REGISTRATION OF FORESTS PRODUCE DEALERS AND TRADERS ORDER

(Section 31)

G.Ns. Nos.
508 of 1995
462 of 1996

   1. This Order may be cited as the Registration of Forests Produce Dealers and Traders Order.

   2. Every dealer and every trader in forest produce shall register with the Chief Conservator before dealing or trading in forest produce.

THE FORESTS (CONTROL OF MOVEMENT OF FOREST PRODUCE) (ALL SPECIES OF TIMBER) ORDER

(Section 31)

G.Ns. Nos.
509 of 1995
462 of 1996

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Control of Movement of Forest Produce) (All Species of Timber) Order.

   2. In this Order timber means any tree or part of a tree which has fallen or been felled or cut off, and all wood whether or not sawn, split hewn or otherwise cut up or fashioned including firewood or poles.

   3. No person shall move from any part of Tanzania Mainland any timber without first obtaining a Timber Movement permit from the Chief Conservator or any other Officer authorised by him to do so on his behalf.

   4. The issue of a permit shall be in the absolute discretion of the Chief Conservator or any other Officer authorised by him, who may issue a permit for such quantities of timber and upon such terms and conditions as he may think fit.

PERMIT TO MOVE TIMBER

The Movement of Timber (All Species) Order

Office of the (seal) ..................................................

Number ........................................

Date ......................................................................

   1. Permission is hereby granted to Mr./Ms .....................................................................
of .................................................................................. to move the timber specified in the table below from ............................................ (place of origin) ........................................ to (place of destination) ...................................... The said timber has been lawfully acquired by licence No. ....................................... dated ..................................... and duly paid for by said receipt/ERV No. ....................................... dated ...................................

Timber Species

Quantity

Value (TAS)

...................................................
...................................................
...................................................
...................................................

.......................
.......................
.......................
.......................

.......................
.......................
.......................
.......................

   2. The forest produce bears/does not bear the personal hammer mark of (name) ......................................................... Designation (Station) .............................................
as indicated in A below.

   3. The forest produce bears/does not bear the proper hammer mark as indicated in B below.

A

B

   4. This permit along with the forest produce described above shall be presented for checking and verification at checkpoints (name of checkpoint) ........................................................................................................................................
........................................................................................................................................

   5. Mode of transport allowed (Road/Rail/Waterway) .........................................................

   6. This permit shall expire on (date) ...............................................................................

..................................................
Signature and Seal
of Issuing Officer

..................................................
Signature and Seal
of Checkpoint Officer

.................................................
(Date)

.................................................
(Date)

THE FORESTS ORDERS

(Section 30(1)(a))

G.N. No. 462 of 1996

1.   Citation

   These Orders may be cited as the Forests Orders, and shall come into force on such date as the Minister may specify by notice published in the Gazette.

2.   Interpretation

   The expressions used in these Orders shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings respectively assigned to them in section 2 of the Forests Act * (hereinafter referred to as "the Act").

   In these Orders unless the context otherwise requires–

   "Regional Forest Officer" means a Forest Officer authorised under this Order to be a regional co-ordinator within such region.

3.   Personal hammer marks

   (1) The Director of Forestry and Beekeeping and every local government and urban authority employing senior forest officers shall provide such officers with a distinctive personal hammer mark.

   (2) Such hammer mark, the general design of which is provided in the first Schedule to this Order, shall be registered with the Director of Forestry and Beekeeping.

   (3) The senior forest officer shall be responsible for the proper use and safety of such personal hammer which, on the officer's retirement or at any point of time which he ceases to hold the office of senior forest officer, shall deposited forthwith with the Director of Forestry and Beekeeping for defacing and destruction.

   (4) The senior forest officer shall be liable to such Forest disciplinary action as the employing authority deems fit for any unauthorised use or misuse of the personal hammer in his possession.

4.   Marking of forest produce

   (1) Any local government (including village) and urban authority which disposes of trees and poles from a local government or urban authority forests shall, before such trees and poles are allowed to be felled, cause them to be marked with a distinctive mark for the identification of such tree and poles.

   (2) Before any tree, timber, logs and poles, being the produce of trees and poles marked under paragraph (1) of this Order are allowed to be removed from the site, the local government or urban authority shall cause to be marked by a senior forest officer with a distinctive mark for the purpose of identifying such produce.

   (3) For the purpose of this Order any local government or urban authority which disposes of forest produce shall adopt a distinctive mark which shall differ from the registered Forest Division mark, shall conform to the general design depicted in the second to this Order and shall notify the Director of Forestry and Beekeeping of the pattern of such mark which shall then be registered.

5.   Transit pass for forest produce

   (1) No forest produce being trees, for timber, logs, poles, charcoal, firewood, gums, fibres, flosses, etc., shall be removed from any forest area or woodlots under the control of Forestry and Beekeeping Division, any local government or uraban authority, or private owner, or from any other location except under the cover of a Transit Pass in the form prescribed in the third Schedule to this Order.

   (2) A Transit Pass shall be issued, after due ascertainment of the bona fides and origin of the forest produce, to an applicant desirous of removing such forest produce, from the boundaries of any forest area or any other location mentioned in paragraph (1) of this Order, by a senior forest officer.

   (3) All forest produce, for which a Transit Pass has been issued, shall be marked with the personal hammer mark of the senior forest officer issuing the Transit Pass, a fascimile of which shall be reproduced on the body of all copies of such pass.

   (4) The owner of any means of transport be it by road, rail, air or any waterway, shall not accept any forest produce for transportation unless the forest produce concerned is covered by a valid Transit Pass.

   (5) Infringement of the provisions contained in paragraph (1) and paragraph (4) of this Order shall constitute an offence under section 15 and 18 of the Ordinance and shall make the owner and transporter of such forest produce liable to a penalty under the Ordinance:

   Provided that:

   (a)   no Transit Pass shall be required when movement of charcoal, firewood, gums, fibres and flosses is restricted within the same administrative district; and

   (b)   hammer marks of the senior forest officer shall not be required for charcoal, firewood in headload, flosses and such other forest produce on which some mark cannot be indented.

6.   Property hammer mark

   (1) Every person desirous of removing trees, timber, logs or poles, for Mark which a Transit Pass is required under provisions of Order 5 paragraph (1), shall cause such trees, timber, logs and poles to be marked with his distinctive marked before making an application for Transit Pass to enable the establishment of the ownership of such produce.

   (2) This distinctive mark not being round in design which shall be called the "private property hammer mark" shall be registered with the Director of Forestry and Beekeeping or a person authorised by him.

7.   Certificate of Registration of Forest Produce Trade

   (1) All persons who carry out trade or business relating to:

   (a)   trees, timber, logs and poles;

   (b)   all sawmill, chipboard board manufacturing units owners; and

   (c)   all dealers of charcoal and firewood practising their business or trade from a fixed location, shall obtain a "Registration Certificate" in the form prescribed in the Fourth Schedule to this Order from the Regional Forest Officer of the Region where they carry out business or trade, on payment of a fee prescribed in the Fifth Schedule to this Order.

   (2) It will be incumbent upon the dealers and traders to obtain the prescribed "Registration Certificate" within thirty days from the date when these Orders come into force, and thereafter renew such certificate in the month of July of each subsequent year on payment of the prescribed annual fees.

   (3) All registered dealers under this Order shall maintain stock books which shall be produced for verification when so demanded by a senior forest officer.

   (4) Failure to comply with this Order shall constitute an offence under section 15 and 18 of the Forests Ordinance and shall make the dealer or trade liable to penal action under provisions of the said Ordinance.

8.   Amendment of G.Ns. Nos. 508 and 509 of 1995

   [Deletes item 3 of Government Notice No. 508 of 1995 relating to registration fees and item 5 of Government Notice No. 509 of 1995 relating to penalties.]

FIRST SCHEDULE
GENERAL DESIGN OF PERSONAL HAMMER MARK

(Order 3)

   Note: Alphabets used are the initials of the relevant senior forest officer.

SECOND SCHEDULE
GENERAL DESIGN OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND URBAN AUTHORITY HAMMER MARK

(Order 4)

Note:   (a)   The name of the Municipality or Urban Authority, together with a serial number shall be inscribed.

      (b)   For village Authorities, the name of the District together with the registration number of the village shall be inscribed.

THIRD SCHEDULE
TRANSIT PASS FOR FOREST PRODUCE

Office of the (seal) ..............................................................................................................
Number ............................................ Date........................................................................

   1. Mr/Ms (Name) ...........................................................................................................
being the purchaser of (specify type of licence) ................................................. for the forest produce specified hereunder:

Description of
Forest Produce

Species and Quantity
size of
individual
logs/timber
or poles

is allowed to remove the aforestated produce from (name of forest area) ................................
.................................................... to (name of town/district) .............................................
................................................................

   2. The forest produce bears/does not bear the personal hammer mark of ........................................... (name) .................................................................................
Designation (Station) ..................................................................... as indicated in A below.

   3. The forest produce bears/does not bear the property hammer mark as indicated in B below.

A

B

   4. This transit pass along with the forest produce described above shall be presented for checking and verification at checkpoints (name of checkpoint) ...............................................

   5. Mode of transport allowed (Road/Rail/Waterway/Air) ....................................................

   6. This Transit Pass shall expire on (date) ........................................................................

................................
(Date)

..............................................
Signature
Regional Forest Officer

(APPROVAL) Region ........................................................

.....................................................
Director of Forestry and Beekeeping

   Registration Certificate No. ........................................

   Registration Fee of Shs. ...........................................

   Vide Exchequer Receipt No. .....................................

   Date ...................................................

   (See conditions overleaf)

Conditions:

1.   The holder of this Certificate shall maintain a daily register of stock separately for the forest produce concerned.

2.   The register shall be produced when demanded before any Senior Forest Officer.

3.   This certificate of registration shall be valid for one calendar year (within 1st January to 31st December).

FOURTH SCHEDULE
CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

Office of the Regional Forest Officer (Region) ......................................................................

Messrs (Name) ................................................................................................................

is carrying out business dealing with (Name of Forest Produce) ............................................

and located at (address) ....................................................................................................

is/are hereby registered as forest produce dealer/trader under the provisions of Order 7 of these orders. This Certificate of Registration shall expire on the 30th June .................... (year)

Date .................................................

..........................................................
Signature
Regional Forest Officer

(APPROVAL) Region ......................................................

..............................................................
Director of Forestry and Beekeeping

      Registration Certificate No: ........................................................

      Registration Fee of Shs: ............................................................

      Vide Exchequer Receipt No: ......................................................

      Date: ................................................

      (See conditions overleaf)

Conditions:

   1.   The holder of this Certificate shall maintain a daily register of stock separately for the forest produce concerned.


   2.   The register shall be produced when demanded before any Senior Forest Officer.


   3.   This certificate of registration shall be valid for one calendar year (within 1st January to 31st December).

FIFTH SCHEDULE
REGISTRATION FEES FOR FOREST PRODUCE DEALERS/TRADERS

   The registration fees for Forest Produce Dealers/Traders shall be as elaborated below:

Category of dealer/trader

Annual Registration Fees (shs)

1.   Trees, timber, logs and poles

100,000.00

2.   Sawmill, Chipboard, and Hardboard manufacturing unit

200,000.00

3.   Charcoal, Firewood

50,000.00

N.B.: These fees may be reviewed annually.

THE FORESTS (MINIMUM FELLING GIRTH LIMITS) ORDER

(Section 30)

[3rd January, 1997]

G.N. No. 10 of 1997

1.   Short title

   This Order may be cited as the Forests (Minimum Felling Girth Limits) Order.

2.   Interpretation

   The expressions used in the Order shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings as defined below them in section 2 of the Forests Act (hereinafter referred to as "the Act" *).

3.   The Order

   It is hereby prohibited to cut or remove any trees or forest produce from any area without a licence or written authority by a Forest Officer responsible for the area intended to operate.

4.   Felling girth or limits

   Any person or persons licensed or authorised to cut or fell any tree for purposes of timber production shall not be allowed to cut or feel any tree species in the schedule below as specified on columns 1 and 2 which shall be below the stated minimum felling girths in columns 3 and 4.

5.   Penalty

   Any person or persons who contravenes the provisions of this Order shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be fined not less than one hundred and fifty thousand shillings but not more than two hundred and fifty thousand shillings or a term of imprisonment of not less than seven years but not exceeding fifteen years.

SCHEDULE

No.

Species Name

Trade Name

Girth (CM)

Diameter (DBH) (CM)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1.

Khaya nyasica

Mkangazi, African Mahogany

165 cm

55 cm

2.

Chlorophora excelsa (Milletia excelsa)

Mvule

165 cm

55 cm

3.

Antiaris usambarensis

Antiaris

165 cm

55 cm

4.

Morus hactea

East African Mulberry

165 cm

55 cm

5.

Bonbax rhodognaphalon

East African Bombast Msufipori

165 cm

55 cm

6.

Afzelia quanzensis

Afzelia, Mkora

165 cm

55 cm

7.

Ocotea usambarensis

Ocotea, Camphor

165 cm

55 cm

8.

Cephalosphaera usambarensis

Mtambara

165 cm

55 cm

9.

Beilschimedia kweo

Mkweo, Mfimbo

165 cm

60 cm

10.

Podocarpus, all spp.

Mpondo

180 cm

50 cm

11.

Olea welwitschii

Loliondo

150 cm

45 cm

12.

Pterocarpus angolensis

Muninga

135 cm

45 cm

13.

Pterocarpus stolzii

Mtumbati mtoni

135 cm

45 cm

14.

Vitese, all spp.

Vitese, Mfundo

135 cm

45 cm

15.

Erythrophloem guinense

Msanda, Misanda

135 cm

45 cm

16.

Terminalia, all spp.

Terminalia, musisi

135 cm

45 cm

17.

Ilese mitis

Ilex

135 cm

45 cm

18.

Fagaropsis angolensis

Mfu

135 cm

45 cm

19.

Albizia, all spp.

Albizia

135 cm

45 cm

20.

Syzygium, all spp.

Syzygium, Mzambarau

135 cm

45 cm

21.

Diospyros mespiliformis

African Ebony

165 cm

55 cm

22.

Brachystegia speciformis

Mtundu, Mtondolo

120 cm

40 cm

23.

Julbernardia globiflora

Muva, Muyenze

120 cm

40 cm

24.

Brachyhaena hutchinsii

Muhuhu

75 cm

24 cm

25.

Hagenia abyssinica

Hagenia

75 cm

24 cm

26.

Swartzia madagascarensis

Pangapanga, Pau rose

75 cm

24 cm

27.

Dalbergia melanoxylon

Mpingo

45 cm

20 cm

28.

Adina microcephala

Mgwina

165 cm

55 cm

29.

Combretum schumannii

Mpera mwitu, mgeruwe

75 cm

54 cm

30.

Entandophragma, all spp.

Mrie, mbokoboko

165 cm

55 cm

31.

Juniperus, all spp.

Pencil cedar

75 cm

24 cm

32.

Markhamia, all spp.

Mtalawanda

150 cm

50 cm

33.

Newtonia pancijuga

Mshashita, mdadalika

150 cm

50 cm

34.

Newtonia, all spp.

Newtonia, mkufimpunga

150 cm

50 cm

35.

Parinari excelsa

Mubula, msaula

150 cm

50 cm

36.

Osyris santallum

Sandal wood, Msandali

75 cm

24 cm

37.

Baphia kirkii

Mkuruti

135 cm

45 cm

38.

Casipourea melosana

Pilla wood, Ndiri

165 cm

55 cm

39.

Maesopsis, all spp.

Musizi, Muhumula

165 cm

55 cm

40.

Lovoa, all spp.

Kilimanjaro mahogany

165 cm

55 cm

41.

Codyla africana

Uroma, Mgwata

150 cm

50 cm

42.

Burkea africana

Mkarati, Mgendo

150 cm

50 cm

43.

Fagara amaniensis

Amani satin wood

150 cm

50 cm

44.

Spirostachys africana

Msaraka

150 cm

50 cm

THE FORESTS (AMANI NATURE RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.Ns. Nos.
152 of 1997
162 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests Amani Nature Reserve (Declaration) Order *, and shall come into operation on such date the Minister may appoint by notice in the Gazette.

   2. All forest reserves specified in the Schedule hereto, are hereby declared to be part of the Amani Natural Forest Reserve.

   3. All lands (1,065 hectares) covenanted to the Chief Conservator by the East Usambara Tea Company and Karimjee Agricultural Limited for the purposes of nature conservation in the Amani Division, Tanga Region, are hereby declared to be part of Amani Nature Reserve.*

   4. All formerly unreserved lands (1,220 hectares) surveyed as an extension of the forest reserves specified in the Schedule hereto, are hereby declared to be part of the Amani Nature Reserve *.

   5. [Revokes the following Forests Reserves: Amani East Forest Reserve, Amani West Forest Reserve, Amani-Sigi Forest Reserve, Kwamkoro Forest Reserve, Kwamsambia Forest Reserve and Mnyusi Scarp Forest Reserve *].

SCHEDULE
MUHEZA AND KOROGWE DISTRICT:
AMANI NATURE RESERVE *

Approximate area: 8,380 hectares
(83.80 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land, situated approximately 18 kilometres North West of Muheza Township located on latitude 5°08'00" South and longitude 38°42'00" East, as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division plan No. JB 2260a and JB 2206b, deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development Dar es Salaam.

The Amani Nature Reserve * has a total area of 8,380 hectares, including an area of 1,065 hectares covenanted to the Chief Conservator by the East Usambara Tea Company and Karimjee Agricultural Limited, and excluding two enclaves, which have a total area of 2,241 hectares.

The Amani Nature Reserve * boundary is described as follows:

SOUTH: Commencing at Beacon No. 1 with co-ordinate values of Northings 94 25 975m and Eastings 4 58 798m located at the existing forest boundary junction of Kihuhwi Teak Forest Reserve and former Kwamsambia Forest Reserve, just in between Mahara and Kihuhwi Rivers at Potwe-Ndondondo Village, the boundary follows a general northerly direction for a distance of 1 390m, true bearing 38°45', to Beacon No. 2. Then in a general westerly direction turning south to Beacon No. 27, true bearing 182°15', to Beacon No. 59 at Mpirani Village.

NORTH: From here the boundary continues in a general northerly direction towards Shamba Kapori, Mnyusi, Kwamzindawa, Mkwakwani and Gereza Villages up to Beacon No. 121 at Mikwinini Village.

NORTH AND EAST: From here the boundary continues in a North-Easterly direction along the boundary of the Ndola, Monga, and Derema Tea Estates up to Beacon No. 981.

SOUTH AND EAST: From the Derema Tea State, the Amani Nature Reserve * boundary follows the east bank of Hunga River in a curvilinear general South Easterly direction up to Beacon No. 984. Then in a general easterly direction for a distance of 845m true bearing 70°, along the former Amani-Longuza Road, turning south along Segerea River up to Beacon No. 1022 at Sigi River. Then in a general southerly direction passing by Kisiwani Village along the boundary of former Amani-Sigi Forest Reserve up to Beacon No. 1056 at the Kihuhwi Forest Reserve boundary intersection. Then the boundary follows a westerly direction between the natural forest and the teak plantation in Kihuhwi Forest Reserve connecting with the starting point at Beacon No. 1.

   All that area * of land described in the Map No. 30095 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development.

THE FORESTS (PIMBI LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 538 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Pimbi Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
PIMBI LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 78500 hectares
(785 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 6 kilometres east of Itumba Township located on longitude 33°16'00" East and latitude 9°24'00" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map Jb 2193 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as registered Plan No. 30176.

THE FORESTS (NAMKUMBUKWA LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Section 59(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 539 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Namkumbukwa Local Authority Forest Reserve (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
NAMKUMBUKWA LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 150 hectares
(1.50 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 9 kilometres south of Itumba Village located on latitude 9°27'30" South and longitude 33°09'30" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map No. Jb 2222 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30171.

THE FORESTS (ISONGOLE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 540 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Isongole Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
RUNGWE DISTRICT:
(ISONGOLE TERRITORIAL FORESTS RESERVE)

Approximate area: 56 hectares
(0.56 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated 12 kilometres east of Isongole Village located on longitude 33°37'30" East and latitude 9°01'30" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division of the Ministry of lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30178.

THE FORESTS (KIGALI LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 541 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Kigali Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
KYELA DISTRICT:
KIGALI LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 2752 hectares
(27.52 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 17 kilometres south east of Ikinga village located on longitude 33°41'45" East and latitude 9°33'15" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. Jb 2194 deposited with the Director of Surveys and mapping division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30167.

THE FORESTS (MPANGA VILLAGE FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 542 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Mpanga Village Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
MUHEZA DISTRICT:
(MPANGA VILLAGE FOREST RESERVE)

Approximate area: 24 hectares
(0.24 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 6 kilometres north west of Mwale Village, located on latitude 4°47'30" South and longitude 38°47'30" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Plan No. Jb 2273 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30464.

THE FORESTS (KASUMULU TERRITORIAL FORESTS RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 543 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Kasumulu Territorial Forests Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
KYELA DISTRICT:
KASUMULU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 115 hectares
(1.15 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that parcel of land situate approximately 2 kilometres south of Kyela Township located on longitude 9°34'45" South and latitude 33°46'00" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2208 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan N. 30174.

THE FORESTS (MBOLI HILLS LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 544 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Mboli Hills Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
MBOLI HILLS LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 980 hectares
(9.80 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situate approximately 8 kilometres south of Kisiba Village located on longitude 32°22'00" East and latitude 9°31'00" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2228 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30173.

THE FORESTS (KIWENGOMA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 545 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Kiwengoma Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
RUFIJI DISTRICT:
KIWENGOME TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 3361 hectares
(35.61 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 0.2 kilometres south-west of Nambuntu Village located on latitude 8°20'25" South and longitude 38°55'28" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2310 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30157.

THE FORESTS (MGAMBO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 546 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Mgambo Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
MUHEZA DISTRICT:
MGAMBO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 1346 hectares
(13.46 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 10 kilometres north east of Tongoi Village, located on latitude 4°46'00" South and longitude 38°48'15" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map Jb 2291 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30465.

THE FORESTS (MSIGE/SEMDOE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Section 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 547 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Msige/Semdoe Territorial Forest Reserve (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
MUHEZA DISTRICT:
MSIGE/SEMDOE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 980 hectares
(9.80 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 5 kilometres west of Segoma Village located on latitude 4°57'30" South and longitude 38°42'00" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division of Surveys and Mapping division of the Ministry of Lands, Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30467.

THE FORESTS (KABULO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 548 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Kabulo Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
KABULO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 0.45 kilometres south east of Ibinga Village located on latitude 9°32'00" South and longitude 33°41'00" East as delineated and described on Forest Division Plan No. JB 2237 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30175.

THE FORESTS (ILEJE RANGE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 549 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Ileje Range Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
ILEJE RANGE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 5454 hectares
(54.54 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 0.18 kilometres north of Isongole Village located on latitude 9°25'00" South and longitude 33°11'15" East as delineated and described on Forest Division Plan No. Jb 2268 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping division of the Ministry of Lands and Urban Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30172.

THE FORESTS (MACHINJIONI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 550 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Machinjioni Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
SONGEA DISTRICT:
MACHINJIONI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 236 hectares
(2.36 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately kilometres west of Lirondo Village, located on latitude 9°49'00" South and longitude 35°18'00" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Plan No. JB 2246 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30690.

THE FORESTS (CHABURUMA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 551 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Chaburuma Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
SONGEA DISTRICT:
CHABURUMA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 193 hectares
(1.93 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that parcel of land situate approximately 12 kilometres north-west of Mahanje Village located on latitude 9°50'00" South and longitude 35°20'30" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. JB 2244 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30688.

THE FORESTS (IGAWISENGA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 552 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Igawisenga Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
SONGEA DISTRICT:
IGAWISENGA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 36 hectares
(0.36 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situate approximately 11 kilometres north-west of Lirondo Village located on latitude 9°46'00" South and longitude 35°15'00" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. JB 2245 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30687.

THE FORESTS (ITEWE LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 553 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Itewe Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
CHUNYA DISTRICT:
ITEWE LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 2045.5 hectares
(20.5 Sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 1.0 kilometres south, south-west of Chunya Township located on latitude 8°33" South and longitude 33°23'45" East as delineated and described on Forest Division Plan No. JB 2264 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30156.

THE FORESTS (MATOGORO "B" TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 554 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Matogoro "B" Territorial Forests Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
SONGEA DISTRICT:
MATOGORO "B" TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 32900 hectares
(329.00 Sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that parcel of land situate approximately 11 kilometres north-west of Nyamtumbo Village located on latitude 10°35'30" South and longitude 35°22'30" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Plan No. JB 2262 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 3069.

THE FORESTS (CHABU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 555 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Chabu Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
CHABU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 425 hectares
(4.25 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situate approximately 9 kilometres east of Isongole Village located on latitude 33°11'30" East and longitude 9°25'15" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2207 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30170.

THE FORESTS (LOGIA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 556 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Logia Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
CHUNYA DISTRICT:
LOGIA TERRITORIAL FORESTS RESERVE

Approximate area: 930 hectares
(9.30 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 10 kilometres north of Makongolosi Village located on longitude 31°12'00" East and latitude 8°18'30" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2218 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30155.

THE FORESTS (MSANGAMWELU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 557 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Msangamwelu Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
MBEYA DISTRICT:
MSANGAMWELU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 3226 hectares
(32.26 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 11 kilometres east of Dodoma Village, located on latitude 8°44'30" South and longitude 33°09'00" East as delineated and described on Forestry Map No. Jb 2231 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30152.

THE FORESTS (PATAMELA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Section 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 558 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Patamela Territorial Forest Reserve (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
CHUNYA DISTRICT:
PATAMELA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 23550 hectares
(235.50 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 25 kilometres north west of Makongorosi Village located on longitude 33°04'15" East and latitude 8°20'00" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2230 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30154.

THE FORESTS (IBUNGU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 559 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Ibungu Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
ILEJE DISTRICT:
IBUNGU TERRITORIAL FORESTS RESERVE

Approximate area: 204 hectares
(2.04 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 5 kilometres east of Ibungu Village located on longitude 33°23'30" South as delineated and described on Forest Division Map No. JB 2251 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30154.

THE FORESTS (IVUMWE NZOVWE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 560 of 1998

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Ivumwe Nzovwe Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
MBEYA DISTRICT:
IVUMWE NZOVWE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 82 hectares
(0.82 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 108 kilometres south of Mbeya Township located on longitude 33°29'00" East and latitude 8°55'00" South as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map No. Jb 2217 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30151.

THE FORESTS (MLUNGUI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 285 of 1999

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Mlungui Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the Schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Territorial Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
MUHEZA DISTRICT:
MLUNGUI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 200 hectares
(2.00 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 13 kilometres east of Kwangumi Village, located on latitude 4°48'30" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Plan No. JB 2247 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30466.

THE FORESTS (MTAI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 286 of 1999

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Mtai Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The description of Mtai Territorial Forest Reserve is hereby declared. The situation and boundaries are as shown in the Schedule to this Order.

   3. The Order declaring the Mtai Territorial Forests Reserve in Muheza District is hereby revoked.

SCHEDULE
MUHEZA DISTRICT:
MTAI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 3107 hectares
(31.07 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 6.0 kilometres east of Rombo Village located on latitude 4°5'00" South and longitude 38°46'0" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Map. No. Jb 2241 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30463.

THE FORESTS (NILO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 34(b))

G.N. No. 287 of 1999

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Nilo Territorial Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The description of the Nilo Territorial Forest Reserve is hereby declared, the situation and boundaries are as shown in the schedule to this Order.

   3. [Revokes Government Notices Nos. 38 of 1956 and 156 of 1961.]

SCHEDULE
KOROGWE AND MUHEZA DISTRICT:
NILO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 6025 hectares
(60.25 sq. kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 8.0 kilometres north Kisiwani Village located on latitude 4°55'00" South and longitude 38°40'00" East as delineated and described on Forestry and Beekeeping Division Plan No. Jb 2229 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands and Human Settlement, Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 30462.

THE FORESTS (ZARANINGE LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE) (DECLARATION) ORDER

(Sections 5(1) and 10(1))

G.N. No. 127 of 2000

   1. This Order may be cited as the Forests (Zaraninge Local Authority Forest Reserve) (Declaration) Order.

   2. The area of unreserved land within the limits defined in the schedule to this Order is hereby declared to be a Local Authority Forest Reserve.

SCHEDULE
BAGAMOYO DISTRICT
ZARANINGE LOCAL AUTHORITY FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 17,869 hectares
(178.69) Sq. Kilometres)

Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 12 kilometres South West of Saadani village located on latitude 6°08'30" South and Longitude 37°36' 00" East as delineated and described on Forest Division Plan No. Jb 2281 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division of the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Dar es Salaam and registered as Plan No. 24117.

REGULATIONS

THE FORESTS ORDINANCE (AMANI NATURE RESERVE CONSERVATION FUND) REGULATIONS

(Section 31(1) and rule 7(1))

[20th August, 1999]

G.N. No. 250 of 1999

1.   Short title

   These Regulations may be cited as the Forests Ordinance (Amani Nature Reserve Conservation Fund) Regulations.

2.   Interpretation

   In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

   "Board" means the Amani Nature Reserve Advisory Board appointed under subrule (1) of Rule 4;

   "buffer zone" means any area outside or within the Amani Nature Reserve, or inside the enclaves of the Nature Reserve which is declared to be the buffer zone according to the General Management Plan of the Amani Nature Reserve;

   "Chief Conservator" means the Director of Forestry and Beekeeping Division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism;

   "Conservator" means the Amani Nature Reserve Conservator appointed pursuant to subrule (1) of Rule 5;

   "management plan" means the general management plan adopted for the Amani Nature Reserve pursuant to Rule 6.

3.   Establishment of the Fund

   There is hereby established a fund to be known as the Amani Nature Reserve Conservation Fund.

4.   Purpose of the Fund

   The purpose for which the Fund is established are–

   (a)   to smoothly implement the Amani Nature Reserve activities without being constrained by annual budgetary allocations from the Treasury;

   (b)   to enable local and international organisations conservationists, governments, Non-Governmental Organisations and individuals to provide direct financial and material assistance to the Amani Nature Reserve;

   (c)   financing the procurement or purchase of equipment or training of the Staff of Amani Nature Reserve and the Citizens of the United Republic of Tanzania by or for the benefit of the country's organisations or other public authorities engaged in the forests or nature reserve conservation schemes;

   (d)   for financing the research or study for the benefit of organizations engaged in the conservation of the Amani Nature Reserve;

   (e)   to finance Consultancy services or any technical assistance in relation to Amani Nature Reserve conservation activities;

   (f)   to make available loans, on such terms and conditions as they may be determined;

   (g)   to meet costs of administering the Fund.

5.   Financial sources of the Fund

   The financial sources of the Fund shall consist of–

   (a)   such sums of money as may be voted to it by Parliament;

   (b)   such sums of money as may be accrue to it by way of voluntary contributions, donations or grants from individuals, local and international institutions and other organizations;

   (c)   all proceeds from user and entry fees, tourism levies, proceeds from licensing fees and other charges imposed by the Amani Nature Reserve in respect of the use or development of, or any other activities in the Amani Nature Reserve;

   (d)   revenues from sustainable resources use or development activities conducted by the Amani Nature Reserve;

   (e)   interests paid on the borrowed funds;

   (f)   any other source as shall be determined by the Board and approved by the Minister.

6.   Management of the Fund

   (1) The Conservator, and the Board shall be the Manager of the Fund.

   (2) The Amani Nature Reserve Conservation Fund shall be managed and operated according to the existing government financial and accounting procedures and regulations.

   (3) The Ministry of Finance shall designate a bank in which an account of the Fund shall be maintained.

7.   Mode of operation of the Fund

   (1) The Amani Nature Reserve shall operate an account within the Amani Nature Reserve Conservation Fund.

   (2) All revenue generated from within the functions of the Amani Nature Reserve shall be retained and expended for pursuance of the objectives as stipulated within the Amani Nature Reserve Management Plan.

   (3) The Conservator after consultations with the Board, shall prepare an annual budget, the budget shall be forwarded to the Chief Conservator who shall present the same to the Minister for approval.

   (4) The Conservator shall maintain up to date accounting records in accordance with the Government financial and accounting procedures and regulations.

   (5) The Conservator may use funds from other accounts within the Amani Nature Reserve Conservation Fund, but before using such funds shall first consult the Board as well as the Chief Conservator.

   (6) The Board, in consultation with the Chief Conservator, shall distribute portion of a net revenue to local authorities for the benefit of the local communities specified in the buffer zone based on the proposals submitted to the Board by the Conservator.

   (7) The Conservator shall submit an annual audited accounts report to the Board.

8.   Accounts and Audit

   (1) The Board shall cause to be kept and maintained proper books of accounts in relation to the transactions of the Fund in accordance with acceptable accounting standards.

   (2) There shall be annual reports which shall include receipts and payments, income and expenditure and statement of affairs of the Fund.

   (3) The books of accounts of the Fund shall be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General at the end of each financial year.

   (4) There shall be monthly reports which shall be submitted to the Permanent Secretary according to Financial Orders Part II.

   (5) Notwithstanding the provisions of subregulation (3) there shall be an internal auditing which shall be conducted regularly in order to ensure that the accounts are properly kept and the funds are used in accordance with the approved annual work plans and the budget.

   (6) The Board shall not later than four months after the end of each financial year submit to the Minister the audited accounts and an annual report on the Management of the Fund in respect of that year.

   (7) The Minister shall, as soon as practicable and in any case, not later than four months after receipt from the Board, lay before the National Assembly the annual report and auditors report of the accounts of the Fund.

9.   Fund exempted from taxes

   The Fund shall be exempted from all taxes, rates and duties.

10.   This Act shall apply notwithstanding the provisions on any written law

   The provisions of this Act shall apply not withstanding the provisions of the Finance Act or any other written law and any allocation of public revenue to the Fund shall be made without further appropriation.

11.   Expenditures

   The Funds for the Amani Nature Reserve shall be used solely for tasks and activities specified in the annual work plan and budget and shall be in accordance with the laid down government regulations.

12.   Boards approval for reallocation

   (1) The Conservator may, with the approval of the Board, reallocate up to ten percent of the approved budget line except for salaries and consultancies.

   (2) Subject to subregulation (1) the reallocation and expenditure shall not exceed the total approved budget.

   (3) The Conservator shall be held responsible for all the expenditures related to the Fund particularly when the expenditures exceeds the approved budget.

   (4) The Conservator shall ensure that all the donations deposited in the Fund are used in accordance with the approved plans.

13.   Conservator responsible for bank account

   (1) The Conservator shall be responsible for the Bank accounts of the Fund.

   (2) There shall be two groups of signatories as follows–

   (a)   the first group shall consist of the Conservator and an officer appointed by him;

   (b)   the second group shall consist of the Chief Accountant and an officer appointed by the Conservator.

   (3) The cheque shall be signed by the officers one from either category and cashed in accordance with the Government financial regulations.

RULES

THE FORESTS (APPEALS) RULES

RULES OF COURT

(Section 6(6))

G.N. No. 250 of 1959

   1. These Rules may be cited as the Forests (Appeals) Rules, 1959.

   2. For the purpose of these Rules–

   "Act" means the Forests Act *;

   "District Commissioner" means the person from whose determination an appeal is preferred to a Resident Magistrate pursuant to the Act;

   "Resident Magistrate" means the magistrate to whom an appeal lies pursuant to the Act.

   3. (1) Every appeal to the Resident Magistrate shall be preferred in the form of a memorandum signed by the appellant or his advocate and presented to the Court of the Resident Magistrate.

   (2) The memorandum shall set forth concisely and under distinct heads the grounds of objections to the determination appealed from, without argument or narrative, and such grounds shall be numbered consecutively.

   4. The Resident Magistrate on receipt of the memorandum shall forthwith send notice of the appeal to the District Commissioner, who shall on being served with such notice transmit with all practicable dispatch to the Resident Magistrate all papers and exhibits relevant to the appeal, including the record of evidence, together with any material which may be specially called for. Such papers and other material (if any) shall be incorporated in the record of the appeal for the purposes of hearing the appeal but shall be returned to the District Commissioner after the determination of the appeal.

   5. Order XL of the Civil Procedure Code *, in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of these Rules, shall apply to appeals under the Act.

THE FORESTS RULES

(Section 31)

G.Ns. Nos.
76 of 1959
138 of 1959
243 of 1959
267 of 1959
112 of 1975
88 of 1980
144 of 1981
122 of 1983
296 of 1985
416 of 1987
181 of 1989
154 of 1990
399 of 1990
251 of 1992
180 of 1993
265 of 1994
429 of 1995
444 of 1996
463 of 1996
196 of 2000
29 of 2001
389 of 2001

1.   Short title

   These Rules may be cited as the Forests Rules.

2.   Interpretation

   The expressions used in these Rules shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings respectively assigned to them in section 2 of the Forests Act (hereinafter referred to as "the Act").

3.   Recording of rights in respect of forest reserves and granting of permits in respect of such rights

   A District Commissioner or other person who has determined rights in relation to land or forest produce under subsection (4) of section 6 of the Act to be lawfully exercisable within any area to be declared a forest reserve, which rights have not been voluntarily surrendered under subsection (8) of section 6 of the Act, shall record such rights in a schedule stating inter alia the nature and extent of the rights which have been determined, the names and addresses of the persons lawfully exercising such rights, and, if the rights are confined to a particular locality, the locality in which the rights are lawfully exercisable, and such schedule shall be transmitted to the Chief Conservator who shall cause the said schedule to be published in the Gazette at or about the same time as the publication of the order declaring the said forest reserve:

   Provided that where such rights are lawfully exercisable by a group of persons such group may be designated in such a way as the District Commissioner deems fit so as to identify the persons entitled to exercise such rights but without necessarily specifying their names.

4.   Application for permits

   At any time after the publication of a schedule recording the rights under the provisions of rule 3 of these Rules any person group of persons named in the Schedule may apply to the Chief Conservator for permission to exercise the right recorded to be exercisable by them–

   (a)   if the application is made by a person on his own behalf on Form A in the First Schedule hereto; and

   (b)   if the application is made on behalf of a group of persons on Form B in the First Schedule hereto.

5.   Classification of trees

   For the purpose of fixing fees which may be charged hereunder, trees shall be classified in the categories set out in the Second Schedule hereto.

6.   Disposal of forest produce

   The Chief Conservator and officers so authorised by him may dispose of forest produce–

   (a)   at the fees prescribed in part A of the Third Schedule hereto or alternatively in the case of forest produce on unreserved lands at the fees prescribed in Part B of the Third Schedule hereto; or

   (b)   by public tender; or

   (c)   by public auction; or

   (d)   by private treaty.

7.   Disposal of forest produce at prescribed fees

   The disposal of forest produce at the fees prescribed in Parts A or B of the Third Schedule hereto shall be subject to the following conditions–

   (a)   where a maximum and minimum fee is prescribed, a Senior Forest Officer shall fix the fees after considering the species, size, the accessibility and the potential market value of the produce concerned;

   (b)   the fees prescribed shall apply to produce which is felled and harvested and collected by the purchaser; where such produce is felled, prepared, delivered or otherwise dealt with or disposed of by a government servant acting in the scope of his employment, the Chief Conservator may, on behalf of Government, in addition to the fee prescribed for such produce charge a further fee being not more than three times the said prescribed fee;

   (c)   any Senior Forest Officer may allow remission of all or part of the fees payable when in his sole discretion he deems that natural defects in forest produce have materially reduced the value of such produce to the purchaser, provided that no defect which the Senior Forest Officer deems to have been caused by the neglect of the purchaser or his servants shall be taken into account;

   (d)   if when charging the fees set out in Part A of the Third Schedule the Director of Forests is satisfied that it is necessary for logs to be moved more than one hundred kilometres from the place of felling to the place or sawing or for sawn timber to be moved more than one hundred kilometres from the place of sawing to the nearest point of sale, railage or shipment, whichever is the nearest, a rebate of fees may be allowed at the rate set out in the Fourth Schedule hereto.

8.   Registered Forest Department brands and tags

   The marks, brands, and tags delineated in the Fifth Schedule hereto shall be the registered Forest Department marks, brands and tags respectively marks, for the purposes of identifying–

   (a)   forest produce authorised to be taken from territorial forest reserves or unreserved land;

   (b)   forest produce which has been seized or forfeited;

   (c)   livestock licensed to graze in territorial forest reserves;

   (d)   territorial forest reserves.

9.   Removal of forest produce

   (1) Any person who, unless authorised to do so by a Senior Forest Officer, removes from a territorial forest reserve or from the place of felling or collection on unreserved land any trees, timber, logs, poles or firewood for the taking of which a licence or permit is required unless and until such trees, timber, logs or poles have first been marked by a Forest Officer with the appropriate registered Forest Department mark or unless and until such firewood has first been measured by a Forest Officer, shall commit an offence against these Rules.

   (2) Any person who, without lawful authority, removes from the place in which it is situate any forest produce marked with the registered Forest Department mark denoting that such produce has been seized or forfeited, shall commit an offence against these Rules.

10.   Cultivation, grazing building and residence in forest reserves

   (1) The Chief Conservator of Forests and officers authorised by him may issue licences for the cultivation of crops and the grazing of livestock within forest reserves and the fees for such licences shall be those set out in Part A of the Sixth Schedule. The cultivation fees shall be determined according to the fertility of the soil, the nature of the crop, the accessibility of the area, the availability of water and the amount of clearing to be done by the Licensee, and the grazing fees shall be determined according to quality and accessibility of the grazing, the water available and the amount of clearing to be done by the Licensee. The Chief Conservator of Forests may waive the fees if, in his opinion, it is to the advantage of the management of the forest reserve to do so.

   (2) The Chief Conservator of Forests, and officers authorised by him, may issue licences to reside or to erect buildings for other purposes within a forest reserve and the fees shall be those set out in Part B of the Sixth Schedule. The fees shall be determined according to the nature of the buildings. The Chief Conservator of Forests may waive fees for residing or for erecting buildings within a forest reserve when, in his opinion, it is to the advantage of the management of the forest reserve to do so.

11.   Identification of livestock licensed to graze in forest reserves

   (1) A Senior Forest Officer may at his discretion require to be branded or tagged with a registered Forest Department brand or tag any livestock which is licensed to graze in a territorial forest reserve.

   (2) In any territorial forest reserve in respect of which livestock licensed to graze is required to be branded or tagged in accordance with paragraph (1) of this rule, no person shall graze any livestock which has not been so branded or tagged:

   Provided that the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the offspring of livestock licensed to graze in a territorial forest reserve which, in the opinion of the Chief Conservator, are too young to be branded or tagged.

12.   Identification of forest produce taken from local authority forest reserves

   (1) Any local authority which disposes of trees, timber, logs and poles from a local authority forest reserve shall, before such produce is removed from the said reserve, cause it to be marked with a distinctive mark, for the purpose of identifying such produce.

   (2) For the purposes of this rule, any local authority which disposes of forest produce shall not adopt a distinctive mark which shall differ from the registered Forest Department marks, and shall notify the Chief Conservator of the pattern of such mark.

13.   Identification of forest produce taken from private woodland

   (1) Any owner of a private woodland who disposes of trees, timber, logs or poles from such woodland shall, before any such produce is removed from the woodland, cause it to be marked with a distinctive mark, for the purpose of identifying the same.

   (2) For the purposes of this rule, any owner of a private woodland who disposes of any forest produce specified in subparagraph (1) shall adopt a distinctive mark which shall differ from the registered marks of the Forest Division, and shall register such mark with the Chief Conservator of Forests. No such mark shall be used unless the Chief Conservator of Forests has given his permission in writing.

14.   Closure of roads

   (1) Any Senior Forest Officer may–

   (a)   close to traffic any roads or tracks, other than public highways, in territorial forest reserves for such period as he may consider necessary either for the purpose of repair, maintenance or protection of such roads or tracks, of for the protection of forest produce or Government property within the reserve from damage caused by the conditions of the roads or tracks, or for the protection of forest produce or Government property within the reserve against fire or theft;

   (b)   restrict the types, weights and sizes of vehicles which may use any road, track or bridge, other than public highways, in territorial forest reserves.

   (2) Any such closure or restriction shall be notified to the public by notices in English and Kiswahili placed in conspicuous positions at all entrances to the forest reserve affected by such closure or restriction, and any person who causes or permits any vehicle to use any road or track in contravention of such closure or restriction shall, provided that such closure or restriction has been notified in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph, be guilty of an offence against these Rules and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding two hundred shillings.

15.   Restrictions respect fire

   Any person who lights fires, smokes, or carries, kindles or throws any fire or inflammable of material in any forest reserved or area of any forest reserve where such acts have been notified as being forbidden by a written notice placed in a conspicuous position in such forest reserve or area in English and Kiswahili upon the instructions of or purporting to be issued by order of the Chief Conservator shall be guilty of an offence against these Rules.

16.   Closure of forest reserves

   (1) The Chief Conservator of Forests may for such period as, in his opinion, is necessary, make orders for the closure of any forest reserve or area within a forest reserve to protect such reserve or area from fire and it shall be an offence for any person to enter or be in any such reserve or area other than officers of the Government or of a local authority managing the reserve acting in the execution of their duties or other persons authorised by a Senior Forest Officer or by the local authority forest manager if the reserve be a local authority forest reserve.

   (2) Any order for the closure of a forest reserve or area within a forest reserve made under the provisions of paragraph (1) of this rule shall be notified to the public by the exhibition of notices in English and Kiswahili at the office of every District Commissioner within whose district any part of the said area is situate or by notices placed at intervals along the boundaries of the said area and in such manner as may be customary in the area concerned.

17.   Compounding offences

   The form of agreement set out in the Seventh Schedule shall be used in compounding offences under section 21(iii) of the Act, and the form of receipt to be given to a person who compounds an offence shall be a General Revenue Receipt.

18.   Penalties

   Any person who is convicted of an offence against these Rules shall, unless some other penalty is provided, be liable to a fine not exceeding six months or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

FIRST SCHEDULE
FORMS

(Rule 2)

FORM A
APPLICATION BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO EXERCISE A RIGHT IN A FOREST RESERVE

   In accordance with section 8 of the Forests Act

I, .............................................................................................................................., s/o ........................................................................... of .......................................................
do hereby apply for the right(s) to .....................................................................................
......................................................................................................................................
......................................................................................................................................
in the ........................................... Forest Reserve in ......................................... District.

   I certify that this right/these rights have been recorded in G.N. ........... of ..........................

.............................................................
Signature or Mark

...............................................................
Witness

FORM B
APPLICATION BY A GROUP OF PERSONS TO EXERCISE A RIGHT IN A FOREST RESERVE

   In accordance with section 8 of the Forests Ordinance

I, ............................................................................................................................. s/o
................................................................ of .................................................................
do hereby apply on behalf of the group of people known as ............................................. and ask that a permit be given to me in writing authorising the said group of people to exercise the following right(s) in the ........................................................................... Forest Reserve
in .................................................................. District .....................................................

   I certify that this right/these rights have been recorded in G.N. ........................................
of ............................. as being exercisable by the group of people known as ...................................................................................... and I certify that I have been authorised by this group of people to apply for this right on their behalf.

   Signature: ...................................................................................................

   Date: ..........................................................................................................

   Witness: .....................................................................................................

   Witness: .....................................................................................................

SECOND SCHEDULE
CLASSIFICATION OF TREE SPECIES

(Rule 5)

PART I
CLASSIFICATION OF TREE SPECIES FROM NON-PLANTATION FORESTS

Class

Botanical Name

Trade or Vernacular Name

I

Dalbergia melanoxylon

–   E.A. Blackwood, mpingo, mugembe.

Diospyros ebenum/mespiliformis

–   Ebony, mgiriti, msindi, mnumbuhi mkulvi.

Combretum stuhlmannii

–   Mperamwitu, guruwe, Mkwaya.

II

Breonadia salicina

–   Adina, mgusia, mdogowe, mgwina.

Afzelia quanzensis

–   Afzelia, mkora, mkongo, mafu, mfuru, mbambakofi.

Beilschmiedia kweo

–   Mfimbo mkweo, mkanta.

Cephalosphaera usambarensis

–   Mtambara, mtambaa.

Entandophragma, all spp.

–   Mrie, mongo, muwondo, mbokoboko, kalikali.

Milicia excelsa

–   Mvule, mkongola, Iroko.

Pterocarpus, all spp.

–   Mninga, mkula, mnugubi, mtumbati mtoni, mkurungu, mninga maji.

Milletia stuhlmannii

–   Pangapanga.

Brachylaena hutchinsii

–   Muhuhu, mhugwe, mkarambati.

Olea, all spp.

–   Loliondo, mchiyo, mshisho, brown olive, mzira, E.A. olive, mtagala, mwalambo, mkimba-kubwa.

Fagaropsis angolensis

–   Mtua, mkunguni, mtongati.

Hagenia abyssinica

–   Hagenia, mwanga, luziluzi.

Juniperus procera

–   Pencil cedar, mtarakwa, mwangati.

Khaya anthotheca

–   Mkangazi, mwamiovu.

Markhamia, all spp.

–   Mtalawanda.

Newtonia, all spp.

–   Mshashita, mdadauka, mkufi mpunga, Newtonia.

Ocotea usambarensis

–   Camphorwood, mkulo, mseri, muheti, maasi.

Mangrove, all spp.

–   Mikoko.

Parinari curatellifolia

–   Mubula, mule, msabula, msawula.

Podocarpus, all spp.

–   Podo, mse, msisimu, mtokosi.

Osyris santallum

–   Sandal wood, msandali.

Syzygium cummnii

–   Mzambarau, mvengi.

Swartzia madagascarensis

–   Paurosa, Kasanda, msekeseke.

Vitex keniensis

–   Mfudo.

III

Morrus lactea

–   E.A. Mulberry, kumbu, mkuzafunta.

Filcalhoa laurifolia

–   Filcalhoa, iseta, mkuta.

Casipourea malosana

–   Pillar wood, ndiri, msadora.

Lovoa brownii/swynnertonii

–   Nkoba (Uganda Walnut), msau, mukusu, Kilimanjaro mahogany.

Albizia globerescene/versicolor

–   Mfurangi, mtanga, mdurasi, mvimbafura, mukingu.

Baphia kirkii

–   Baphia, mkuruti, mkuranga.

Brachystegia spociformis

–   Mtundu, myombo, mkuti.

Julbernardia globiflora

–   Muba, mvuva, mtondo, mtondoro.

IV

Cordyla africana

–   Codyla, mroma, mgwata.

Maesopsis eminii

–   Musizi, muhumula, musika.

Cordia africana

–   Mukumari, mringaringa, msingati.

Albizia gummifera

–   Omurera, mshai, mboromo, mhenge.

Albizia antunesiana

–   Ngando, mvura, msangala.

Erkebergia ruppeliana

–   Erkebergia, msisi, tiwe, msimbi, ol mikumo.

Erythrophleum guineense

–   Misanda, mwavi, mbaraka, mkarati, mkola.

Spirostachys africana

–   Msaraka, muharaka, mwaraka.

Burkea africana

–   Burkea, mkarati, magando, msangala.

Xymalos monospora

–   Mburumo, dimu, mkalikisumu, lemonwood.

Fauzea, all spp.

–   Mifuka, msisi, lisega.

Rapanea rhododendroides

–   Rapanea, mlimangombe, mwasa, mshiwizo, kidongashawa.

Pteleopsis myrtifolia

–   Mwindi, mnepa, mparu, mgofu, makwenzi.

Bombax rhodognaphalon

–   Msufi-mwitu, mfume.

Fagara amaniensis

–   Amani satin wood, mfarakumbi, mfuakumbi.

Chrysophylum spp.

–   Muhulu, mgoma, mberimberi, mulembelembe.

V

All tree species not listed in the preceding classes i.e. others.

PART II
CLASSIFICATION OF TREE SPECIES FROM FOREST PLANTATIONS

Class

Botanical Name

Trade Name

Pines, all species

Pines.

A:   All Softwood plantation species except Juniperus procera.

Cypress, all species

Cypress.

Araucaria, all species

Araucaria.

All other coniferous species not listed above

Conifers.

Class

Botanical Name

Trade Name

I

(i) Tectona grandis

Teak, mtiki, msaji

B:   All hardwood plantation species:

(ii) Cinamomum camphora

Japanese camphor.

II

Eucalypts, all species                   Eucalyptus, mkaratusi, mlingoti.

III

All other hardwood plantation species not listed above.

THIRD SCHEDULE
FEES, TREE VOLUME AND TARIFF TABLES AND OTHER FEES

(Rules 5, 6, 7 and 10)

PART I
FEES PAYABLE ON NON-PLANTATION FOREST PRODUCE AND WHERE THE PRODUCE IS CUT AND REMOVED BY THE LICENSEE

   Item 1: Logs:

Classes as set out in Second Schedule

Fees per cubic metre
(True measure over bark)
Shs.

   Class I

70,000.00

   Class II

40,000.00

   Class III

30,000.00

   Class IV

15,000.00

   Class V

10,000.00

   Item 2: Poles of Non-Plantation Forest Species:

   (a)   5cm but not more than 10cm diameter at butt

200 Shs. each.

   (b)   Over 10cm but not more that 20cm diameter at butt

250 Shs. each.

   Item 3: Withies:

   Stems or branches under 5cm diameter at butt are withies and shall be sold at 1,500.00 Shs. per load of 30 withies.

   Item 4: Firewood:

   Licences for firewood will be issued either by quantity or by time according to circumstances.

   (a)   Quantity Licence

–   Shs. 3,000.00 per stacked cubic metre.

   (b)   Time Licence

–   To enter the forest reserve and remove one head load (28kgs) of dead fallen wood daily, Shs. 700.00 for a calendar month or part thereof.

   Item 5: Charcoal:

   Fees for charcoal shall be charged at the rate of Shs. 400.00 per bag for which purpose the weight of a bag will be considered 28kg.

   Item 6: Fibres:

   Fees for Fibres and Raffia (Umondo, Ukindu) will be charged as follows:

   (i)   Time licence Shs. 15,000.00 per calendar month or part thereof.

   (ii)   Quantity licence Shs. 150.00 per Kg or part thereof.

   Item 7: Tree Seeds, Christmas Trees and Seedlings:

   (a)   Tree Seeds:

      Tree Seed will be sold according to the catalogue issued by the National Tree Seed Programme, Morogoro.

   (b)   Christmas Trees:

      Fees for Christmas trees shall be Shs. 500.00 per running metre or part thereof.

   (c)   Seedlings:

      Fees for seedlings shall be Shs. 800.00 per seedling for non-ornamental and Shs. 1,000.00 for ornamental seedlings.

   Item 8: Mangrove Produce:

   (a)   All mangrove trees of over 20cm diameter overbark at 1.3 metres above ground shall be considered as logs and fees will be 40,000/= per m3 or as in Item 1, Class II.

   (b)   Poles:

      Fees shall be as follows:

Class I

Diameter at butt

Rate per score (T.Shs.)

Rate per pole (T.Shs.)

   Class I

15 - 20cm

6,000.00

300.00

   Class VI

Below 5cm

1,000.00

50.00

   Class II

10 - 14.9cm

4,000.00

200.00

   Class III

5 - 9.9cm

2,000.00

100.00

   Item 9: Bark:

   (a)   Wattle Bark for tannin:

      (i)   Bark - Shs. 2,000.00 per stacked cubic metre of bark.

      (ii)   Price of wood left after debarking shall be sold at the rates of firewood or poles as in Items 2 and 4 above.

   (b)   Other barks, including medicinal barks:

      The rate shall be Shs. 2,000.00 per kg dried.

   Item 10: Bamboo:

   (a)   For bamboo under 5cm diameter at butt, the fee rate shall be Shs. 100.00 per piece.

   (b)   For bamboo over 5cm diameter at butt, the fee rate shall be Shs. 150.00 per piece.

   Item 11: Gums and Resins:

   Fees rate shall be Shs. 150.00 per kg.

   Item 12: Medical Plants:

   Fees shall be:

   (a)   Roots Shs. 500.00 per kg. dried.

   (b)   Leaves Shs. 500.00 per kg. dried.

   Item 13: Forest soils/sand/gravel/stones:

   Fees rates shall be Shs. 3,000.00 per ton.

PART II
FEES PAYABLE ON PLANTATION FOREST PRODUCE WHEN FELLED AND REMOVED BY THE LICENSEE

Diameter class at DBH in cm.

Less than 10

11-20

21-25

26-30

31-35

36 and above

Fee per m3

To be sold as firewood

1,500/=

2,000/=

2,600/=

3,200/=

4,000/=

   A. (i) All softwood plantation species except Juniperus procera.

(Volumes according to tariff tables)

(ii) Juniperus procera: T.Shs. 50,000/= per cubic metre.

Diameter class at BH in cm.

Species

Less than 10

10-20

21-30

31-35

Above 36

Fees per m3 overbark T.Shs.

All Hardwood except Teak

To be sold as firewood
Item 2, Part II 3rd Schedule

4,000/=

6,000/=

10,000/=

12,000/=

Teak

To be sold as firewood
Item 2, Part II 3rd Schedule

10,000/=

20,000/=

30,000/=

50,000/=

   B. All hardwood plantation species except Eucalypts.

Diameter class at DBH in cm.

Less than 10

10-20

21-30

Above 31

Fees per m3 overbark T.Shs.

To be sold as firewood
Item 2 Part I 3rd Schedule

To be sold as poles
Item 1 Part II 3rd Schedule

4,000/=

6,000/=

   C. Eucalypts, all species.

   Item 1: Poles from hardwood plantations

   (i)   All hardwood plantation species.

      For poles less than 10cm DBH overbark fees shall be Shs. 300.00 per running metre.

   (ii)   All Eucalyptus species classified as poles; fees shall be Shs. 200.00 per running metre.

Item 2: Firewood from plantations

Quantity licence will apply.

   (i)   Hardwood plantation species - Shs. 1,000.00 per stacked cubic metre.

   (ii)   Softwood plantation species - Shs. 500.00 per stacked cubic metre.

PART III
OTHER FEES

Item 1: Other Fees

   A.   Licence to establish and operate a sawmill in forest reserves and plantations.

      (i)   Capacity of up to 5,000 m3 per year

         Shs. 100,000/= per sawmill unit for establishment; and
Shs. 50,000/= per year as operating fee.

      (ii)   Capacity of 5,001 - 10,000 m3 per year

         Shs. 150,000/= per sawmill unit for establishment; and
Shs. 75,000/= per year as operating fee.

      (iii)   Capacity above 10,000 m3 per year

         Shs. 200,000/= per sawmill unit for establishment; and
Shs. 100,000/= per year as operating fee.

   B.   Licence to establish and operate other businesses in forest reserves and plantations.

      (i)   Installation of telecommunication facilities, mineral water extraction facilities, hydropower and large scale irrigation scheme Shs. 200,000/= as establishment fee and Shs. 100,000/= per year as forest reserve management fee.

      (ii)   Piers and Landings in forest reserves Shs. 100,000/= per year.

      (iii)   To make solar salt pans in the mangrove forest reserves Shs. 100,000/= as forest reserve management fee.

      (iv)   To operate a solar salt pan of 2.5 hectares or less in the mangrove forest Shs. 10,000/= per year per hectare and Shs. 5,000/= per boiling pan per month.

      (v)   To undertake any other commercial business, such as kiosk, shops, hotels etc. in a forest reserve Shs. 50,000/= per year per unit.

   Item 2: Camping, horse riding, film making, research and orienteering in forest reserve and plantations

   (i)   Residents Shs. 3,000/= per head per day.

   (ii)   Non-Residents USD 5 per head per day.

   Item 3: Grading and Export Certificate Fees

   I.   Grading Fees for Commercial Consignments

      Grading fees for timber and other forest products for export shall be Shs. 50,000/= per consignment not exceeding 20m3.

      Fees for inspection of beeswax, honey and bee products for export shall be Shs. 40,000/= per consignment not exceeding 20 tonnes.

      Grading Fees for Non-Commercial Consignments

      Grading fees for timber and other forest products for export as gift, personal effects and trade samples shall be Shs. 20,000/= per consignment.

      Consignments whose value exceeds USD 200 or Shs. 100,000/= shall not be considered as gifts, personal effects and trade samples and shall be charged as commercial consignments.

      Fees for inspection of beeswax, honey and other bee products for export as trade samples, gifts and personal effects shall be 5,000/= per consignment not exceeding 30kg (20 litres) for honey and 1kg for other bee products.

   II.   Export Certificate Fees

      (a)   Export Certificate fees for gifts or personal effects and trade samples shall be Shs. 20,000/= per consignment.

      (b)   Export Certificate fees for commercial consignment shall be Shs. 50,000/=.

   Item 4: Licences

   A.   Licence to graze in forest reserves.

      (i)   Goats are prohibited to graze in forest reserves.

      (ii)   Cattle shall be Shs. 500.00 per head per month.

      (iii)   Sheep and mules shall be Shs. 200.00 per head per month.

   B.   Licence to cultivate.

      Fee rate shall be Shs. 10,000 per ha. per season.

   C.   Licence to reside in the forest reserve.

      Fee rate shall be Shs. 3,000 per household per year.

   Item 5: Fees for Registration of Forest Produce Dealers and Traders for Each Financial Year

   (a)   Trees, timber, logs, poles, curio shops

– Shs.

100,000.00

   (b)   Sawmill, chipboard, hardboards, plywood, paper and pulp mills

– Shs.

200,000.00

   (c)   Charcoal, firewood

– Shs.

50,000.00

   (d)   Wood furniture marts

– Shs.

50,000.00

   (e)   Bees products for export

– Shs.

30,000.00

   (f)   Other forest produce

– Shs.

20,000.00

   Item 6: Forest Road Service Fees (Vehicles not covered under item 7)

   Users of forest roads shall be charged fees as follows:

   Capacity of vehicle

Fee Rate per entry

   Less than 1 ton

Shs.

300.00 per entry

   1 - 3 tons

Shs.

600.00 per entry

   3 - 5 tons

Shs.

1,200.00 per entry

   6 - 10 tons

Shs.

1,500.00 per entry

   More than 10 tons

Shs.

2,000.00 per entry

   Item 7: LMDA (Logging Miscellaneous Deposit Account) charges in plantation forests

   (i)   Road fee shall be

Shs. 1,700.00 per m3 of logs.

   (ii)   Silvicultural fee shall be

Shs. 1,700.00 per m3 of logs.

   (LMDA fees to be retained by the Forest Plantations for development activities.)

FOURTH SCHEDULE
RATE OF REBATE FOR DISTANCE

(Rule 7(a))

   A distance rebate of shillings one four cents shall be considered per one solid cubic metre of logs for each kilometre moved and assessed to the nearest 10 kilometres for which the logs or timber has been transported or moved, provided that such rebates shall not exceed fifty per centum of the fees value charged for the logs or timber. *

FIFTH SCHEDULE
REGISTERED FOREST DEPARTMENT MARKS

(Rule 8)

A

Hammer Marks.

F

(a)

Arabic
Numeral
D

(b)

[diagram]

   Notes: Forest produce stamped with the hammer mark shown in illustration (a) indicated that is has been cleared by the Forest Department and can be removed from the site. When forest produce has been seized for forfeited then it is stamped with the mark shown in illustration (b) together with that shown in (a).

B

Cattle and Small Stock Brands.
   The letters F.D. branded on the neck or hump of cattle licensed to graze; or on the cheek

C

Cattle and Small Stock Ear Tags.
   A metal tag marked with the letters F.D and a serial number.

D

Forest Reserve Sign. Diagram

SIXTH SCHEDULE
FEES PAYABLE FOR LICENCES TO CULTIVATE AND GRAZE WITHIN FOREST RESERVES

(Rule 10)

PART A
FEES FOR CULTIVATION AND GRAZING LICENCES

Cultivation Licence

Cts. 50 to Shs. 10/= per acre per annum

Long-term Grazing Licence

Cts. 1 to Cts. 50 per acre per annum.

Annual Grazing Licence

Shs. 2/= per stock unit.

Short-term Grazing Licence

Shs. 1/= per stock unit per period of 14 days.

   Note: Stock unit means one weaned bovine, or one weaned donkey or five weaned head of either sheep or goats or of weaned sheep and goats together.

PART B
FEES PAYABLE FOR LICENCES TO RESIDE OR ERECT BUILDINGS FOR OTHER PURPOSES PURPOSES IN FOREST RESERVES

Shs. 2/= to Shs. 10/= per acre or part thereof per annum.

SEVENTH SCHEDULE

(Rule 17)

PART I
AGREEMENT TO PAY COMPENSATION FOR CONTRAVENTION OF THE FORESTS ORDINANCE

No. ...............................................
Station ..........................................

   I, ........................................................................................................................... of
............................................................................................................. do hereby admit
that I have contravened section/rule .............................................................. of the Forests Ordinance/Forest Rules and rather than be prosecuted for this contravention I elect of my own free will to pay the sum of Shs. .......................... compensation as assessed by ............................................................................

Date ................................... 20........

..........................................................
Signature of Contravenor

............................................................
Signature of witness to above agreement

PART II
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT FOR PAYMENT OF COMPENSATION

(Note. This acknowledgement must be entered on all copies of the Agreement)

   I, ........................................................................................................................... of
............................................................................................................ do hereby declare
that I have received G.R.R. No. ................................ of ........................ as a receipt for the amount paid in compensation of Part I of this Agreement.

Date ................................... 20........

.................................................................
Signature of Contravenor

.................................................................
Signature of Witness

SCHEDULE OF TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVES

ARUMERU DISTRICT

Approximate area: 46 acres
(0.072 square miles).

   Situation and Boundaries: All that area of unreserved land land situated approximately 7 miles east of Arusha in approximate latitude 3 degrees 23 minutes south and longitude 36 degrees 47 minutes east, as delineated in green and described with a table of boundary bearings and distances on Forest Division Plan No. Jb 559 deposited with the Survey Division of the Ministry of Lands Registration No. 12209 *.

MERU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 65,343 acres
(102.1 square miles)

   Situation and Boundaries: All that area of land situated on the slopes of Mt. Meru at latitude 3º15' South, longitude 36º45' East as delineated in green and described with a table of bearings and distances on Forest Division Plan Jb. 639 sheets 1, 2, 3, and 4, deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys, Dar es Salaam, as Registered Plan No. 13706.

LONGIDO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 4,980 acres
(7.78 square miles)

   Situation and boundaries: All that area of land situated approximately 3 miles north of Longido township and centered on latitude 2 degrees 42 minutes south and longitude 36 degrees 44 minutes east as delineated in green and described with a table of boundary bearings and distances on Forest Division Plant No. Jb. 394 A deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys and Mapping, Ministry of Lands: Dar es Salaam as Registered Plan No. 14206.

MERU TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 26438 Hectares
(264.38 sq. km.)

Situation and Boundaries: All that are of land situated on Meru Mountain, delineated in green and described with a table of bearings and distances on Forest Division Map Jb. 639.

Information for intermediate beacons:

From Beacon No. FD P6 of Meru Territorial Forest Reserve, 50 metres South East to Beacon No. 3, starts the intermediate boundary beacon of SUA Campus.

See enclosed Map Jb 2146 deposited with the Director of Surveys and Mapping Division, Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Tourism under registration No. 23051.

ARUSHA DISTRICT

MONDULI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 14,968 acres

Boundaries:

East and South:

Beaconed boundary following farms Legrange, Risse, and Glaubnitz from Mounted to Oldonyo Lolesho.

West:   

The farm Hartmann from Oldonyo Lolesho to Mounted.

North:

From the farm Hartmann from Oldonyo Lolesho to Mounted.

HARAA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 626 Hectares
(6.26 square kilometres)

   Situation and boundaries: All that are of land situated approximately 32 kilometres from Babati and 209 kilometres from Arusha at approximately latitude 4 degrees 18 minutes South and longitude 35 degrees 46 minutes East as delineated in green and described with a table of boundary bearings and distance on Forest Sub-Division Plan No. Jb. 653 deposited with the Commissioner for Surveys and Mapping, Ministry of Lands, Dar es Salaam under Registered Plan No. 14978:

BAGAMOYO DISTRICT

PONGWE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

(North of Bagamoyo-Muonda Road)
Approximate area: 2,163 acres

Boundaries:

East:

Beaconed line on east slope of Pongwe Hill cutting the Msakurile and Fereri Rivers.

South:

Beaconed line on southern slopes of the Msimamkwe and Pongwe Hills north of the village Mkundi.

West and North:

Beaconed line on the west and north slopes of the Pongwe Hills.

MANGROVES TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 3,705 acres

Boundaries:

East:

Indian Ocean.

South:

Bagamoyo – Dar es Salaam District boundary.

West:

High tide line of the sea.

North:

Bagamoyo - Pangani District boundary.

BANA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 31,930ha or 319.3 sq. km.

   Situation and Boundaries: All that area of land situated North of the Dar es Salaam/Morogoro road and South-West of the Dar es Salaam/Bagamoyo road and centered on lines 38 degrees 55 minutes East and 6 degrees 39 minutes South as delineated in green and described with a table or boundary, bearings and distances on Forest Division Map No. Jb. 665 deposited with the Ministry of Lands.

GWAMI TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 13,920 acres
(21.75 sq. miles)

Boundaries:

All that area of land one mile north-west of Gwami (Territorial Map Reference 1: 1M South B37 E5) as delineated on Forest Department Plan No. Jb. 421 deposited with the Department of Lands and Surveys.

SIMBO TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 1,461 acres
(2.3 sq. miles)

Boundaries:

All that area of land 15 miles west of Bagamoyo (Territorial Map Reference 1: 1M South B37 south 6 degrees 25 minutes, east 38 degrees 45 minutes) as delineated on Forest Department Plant No. Jb. 415, deposited with the Department of Lands and Surveys.

KIKOKA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 4,089 acres
(6.4 sq. miles)

Boundaries:

All that area of land 12 miles west of Bagamoyo (Territorial Map Reference 1: IM South B37 south 4 degrees 25 minutes, east 38 degrees 40 minutes) as delineated on Forest Department Plan No. 415, deposited with Department of Lands and Surveys.

UZIGUA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area of land situated north of the Mbwewe to Kibindu Road (Territorial Map Reference 1: 1,000,000 sheet South B37, P IV and V) as delineated on Forest Department Plan No. Jb. 431, deposited with the Department of Lands and Surveys.

BIHARAMULO DISTRICT *

KASONGEYE TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE

Approximate area: 120,540 acres
(188.19 sq. miles)

Boundaries:

All that area of land, situated between the Kasongeye River and the Biharamulo to Bukoba road (Territorial Map Reference, Lake Province Sheet 1, scale 1: 500,000) as delineated and described with a table of boundary angles and distance on Forest Department Plan No. Jb. 316 deposited with the Department of Lands and Surveys, and bounded approximately as follows:–

South and West:

From Beacon No. 1, situated on the west side of the Biharamulo to Bukoba road reserve approximately six miles from Biharamulo at the point where this road crosses the Kasongeye river, the boundary follows the east bank of this river downstream to Beacon No. 2, situated at the point where the Biharamulo District boundary crosses the Kasongeye river near the south end of Lake Burigi.

North:

From Beacon No. 2, by the District boundary which is marked by beacons, to Beacon No. 3, situated at the point where the District boundary crosses the Chabutwalwa Stream.

East:

From Beacon No. 3, following the west bank of the Chabutwalwa Stream downstream to Beacon No. 4 situated beside the Biharamulo to Bukoba road approximately 17 miles from Biharamulo; thence following the west side of the road reserve southwards to Beacon No. 1, the point of commencement.

NYANTAKARA TERRITORIAL FOREST RESERVE *

Approximate area: 72,480 acres
(113.25 sq. miles)

Boundaries:

All that area of land situated between the Matunda river and Nyantakara Settlement (Territorial Map Reference, lake Province Sheet 1, scale 1: 500,000), as delineated and described with a table of boundary angles and distances on Forest Department Plan 317 deposited with the Department of Lands and Surveys and bounded as follows:–

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