Recognition of a Forestry Association

Merger of recognised forest farming groups or similar groups to adapt forestry production to market requirements

Forestry Associations (FV) are private-law associations of forest management associations or similar associations. The sole purpose is to adapt forestry production and the sale of forest products to market requirements.

  • Formal application for recognition and granting of legal capacity
  • Founding protocol of the association in copy
  • Attendance list of the founding meeting in copy
  • original statutes adopted, dated and signed by all members of the Board of Management
  • List of members and areas of the Forestry Association
  • Contact details of the Forestry Association
  • if necessary, application for exemption from fees

Formal written application

Preconditions

  • The Forestry Association must be a legal person under private law
  • the Forestry Association must be able to work towards the adaptation of forestry production and the sale of forest products in a sustainable manner
  • The statutes must contain provisions on the abandonment and financing of the Forestry Association;
  • The Forestry Association must allow substantial competition to be maintained in the timber market

Section 38 Federal Forest Act (BWaldG)

http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/bwaldg/__38.html

Section 19 Federal Forest Act (BWaldG) (Award of Legal Capacity)

https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/bwaldg/__19.html

Section 22 Civil Code (BGB) (economic association)

https://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/bgb/__22.html

Related Links

  • Section 38 Federal Forest Act (BWaldG)

Websites of the highest forestry authority https://mluk.brandenburg.de/mluk/de/landwirtschaft/forst/waldeigentum/forstwirtschaftliche-zusammenschluesse/

  • Formal written application for recognition and granting of legal capacity to the country's highest forestry authority
  • All required documents must be fully attached

Responsible for the content
Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection (MLUK) of the State of Brandenburg, Division 3

Last update or date of publication
01.07.2020