|Short Title:||The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006|
|Long Title:||An Act to recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded|
to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.
|Department:||Department of Social Welfare|
|Type:||CENTRAL ACT (Ministry of Tribal Affairs, )|
|Notification:||31st December, 2007, vide notification No. S. O. 2224(E), dated 31st December, 2007, see Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, sec 3(ii).|
|Ref Act ID:||200702|
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