This Decision of the Prime Minister aims at clearly defining the responsibility of Central and local State authorities in relation to the management of forests and forest land, and the protection us such land and forest resources. Tasks of the State are defines in article 2. They include surveying and determination of various types of forests, mapping of forests, preparation of general plans to protect and develop forests and forests use for the whole country and for each locality, to issue lega
Decision No. 245/1998/QD-TTg on the exercise of State managerial responsibility of various levels concerning forests and forest lands.