The government has approved a bill reinforcing the protection of forests

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The Russian government has approved a bill to strengthen the administrative liability for concealment or providing false information about the sanitary condition of forests, according to the website of the Cabinet.

«The bill proposes to Supplement the Code of the Russian Federation about administrative offences with a new article establishing a reinforced administrative responsibility for the omission or inclusion of false information about the sanitary and forest pathology forest condition in act pathology examination», — stated in the message.

Added that the purpose of the bill is to improve sanitary safety in forests, including in part the elimination of pests.

«To approve the draft Federal law «On amending the Russian Federation Code on administrative offences establishing administrative liability for concealment of information about forest pathology and sanitary condition of forests or the inclusion of false information about the sanitary and forest pathology condition of forests act forest pathology survey» and submit it to the State Duma in the established procedure», — stated on the website.

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