The forest act 1902 was replaced with the new law in 1992 which shall be implemented in accordance with the declared 8 basic principles and the law was composed of 13 chapters and 58 sections. 

This forestry law of 1992 focused on the reservation, protection and management of forest land, establishment of forest plantation and wood-based industry, permission for extraction and removal of forest products, and disposal of drift stranded and waif timber. The law also set the rules concerning with searching, arresting, and punishment for forest crimes.