Anzali Wetland Remains Under the Authority of Both FRWO and
The Real Estate, Deeds and Properties Registration Department (REDPRD) do not
issue ownership document for Anzali wetland.
The Real Estate, Deeds and Properties Registration
Department (REDPRD) do not issue ownership document for Anzali wetland.
In this regard, Masoud Mansour, Deputy Minister and Head of
FRWO had sent a letter addressed to the Head of REDPRD and asked him not to
issue any ownership document for Anzali Wetland, and in case of such a mistake,
this document should be reallocated to FRWO as the concerned representative of
Deputy of properties and Cadastre in his response to
Mansour’s letter said that FRWO is right according to the Law and urged the
provincial department of REDPRD not to issue any ownership document for
Anzali wetland in the name of Ministry of Energy.
Based on this report, According to Article 1 of Forests and
Rangelands Nationalization Law approved by the Cabinet of ministers in the
session dated 17 March1962; “As of the above date, all lands and properties
therein including forests, rangelands, wooded lands and forestlands are
announced public property and belong to the Government, even if before the
ratification of the present law they belong to individuals/private owners”.
According to Article 2 of Forests and Rangelands
Nationalization Law; “Conservation, rehabilitation and development of the
above-mentioned resources as well as their exploitation shall rest with
Forestry Organization of Iran”.