Breadfruit and Other Trees (Protection) Act

Chapter number: 
18
In force: 
Yes

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CONSOLIDATED TO 30 JUNE 2012

 

LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

CHAPTER 18

Act 20 of 1917

S.I 95 of  1975

S.I 104 of 1975

Act 23 of 1976

S.I 62 of 1998

BREADFRUIT AND OTHER TREES (PROTECTION)  ACT

 [29th December, 1917]

 

1.      This Act may be cited as the Breadfruit and Other Trees (Protection) Act.

2.        In this Act the word "destroy" includes fell, cut, bark or mutilate but shall not include any lopping or paring or any other act which shall be for the benefit of the tree so treated.

3.       Any person who shall destroy or cause to be destroyed any of the trees specified in the schedule whether on his ownproperty or on the property  of any other person, without having received the written permission of the Chief of Agricultural Officer so to do, shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding fifty Rupees for each tree destroyed, in addition to three times the value of each tree.

4.      The Minister may, by notice published in the Gazette, add to or amend the schedule.

 

SCHEDULE

TREES

BOTANICAL NAME                                            COMMON NAME

 1.       Adenanthera pavonina                                Lagati (Agathie)

 2.       Albizia falcataria                                        Albizya (Albazia)

 3.       Terminalia catappa                                     Bodanmyen (Badamier)

 4.       Hernandia sonora                                       Bwa Blan (Bois Blanc)

 5.       Imbricaria sechellarum                               Bwa?d?Nat (Bois de Natte)

 6.       Heritiera littoralis                                        Bwa?d?Tab (Bois de Table)

7.       Alstonia macrophylia                                              Bwa?Zonn (Bois Jaune)

8.      Sideroxylon ferrugineum                                          Bwa Mazanbik (Bois Mozambique)

9.      Albizia lebek                                                Bwa Nwar (Bois Noir)

10    Dillenia ferruginea                                           Bwa Rouz (Bois Rouge)

11    Tabebuia pallida                                              Kalis Dipap (Calice du Pape)

12    Casuarina equisetifolia                                    Sed (Cedre, Filao)

13    Eucallyptus sp.                                                Kaliptis (Eucalyptus)

14    Artocarpus altilis                                              Friapen (Arbre a Pain)

15    Intsia bijuga                                                     Gayak (Gayac)

16    Artocarpus intergrifolia                                    Zak (Jaquier)

17    Melia dubia                                                      Lilak (Lilac)

18    Swietenia macrophylla                                     Maogani (Mahogany)

19          Eugenia malaccensis                                     Ponm Governman (Pomme Gouvernement)

20    Pterocarpus indica                                           Sandragon (Sandragon)

21    Sandoricum indicum                                        Santol (Santol)

22    Calophyllum inophyllum                                 Takamaka (Takamaka)

23    Tectonia grandis                                              Tek (Teck).

24    Cocos nucifera                                                Pye Koko

25.    Deckenia Nobilis                                          Palmiste

26.    Nephrosperma Vanhou-                               Latanier millepattes

tteanum

27.      Vercheffetia Splendida                                           Latanier Latte

28.      Roscheria melanocheates                                        Latanier Hauban

29.      Phoenicophorium borsigniamum                            Latanier Feuille

30.    Lodoicea maldivica                                                   Coco de mer

 

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