Chapter-11 Provisions Relating to Unclaimed Timbers

Chapter-11 Provisions Relating to Unclaimed Timbers

  1. Management of unclaimed timbers: (1) The ownership of any timber flowing or thrown on the banks, obstructed or submerged in streams or time in unclaimed situation shall belong to the Provincial Government unless and until any person proves his or her right in such timber.

                        (2)        The management of the timber referred to in sub-section (1) shall be as prescribed.

  1. Action on claim of title: (1) If any person makes a claim, accompanied by the evidence showing the ownership of the timber in an unclaimed situation pursuant to Section 39, and it appears that such person’s claim of title thereto is sustained, such timber shall be handed over to that person.

                        (2)        Other provisions relating to claim of title to unclaimed timbers and action thereon shall be as prescribed.