[USC04] 16 USC 532: Roads and trails system; Congressional findings and declaration of policy
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16 USC 532: Roads and trails system; Congressional findings and declaration of policy Text contains those laws in effect on May 26, 2019
From Title 16-CONSERVATIONCHAPTER 2-NATIONAL FORESTSSUBCHAPTER I-ESTABLISHMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
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§532. Roads and trails system; Congressional findings and declaration of policy

The Congress hereby finds and declares that the construction and maintenance of an adequate system of roads and trails within and near the national forests and other lands administered by the Forest Service is essential if increasing demands for timber, recreation, and other uses of such lands are to be met; that the existence of such a system would have the effect, among other things, of increasing the value of timber and other resources tributary to such roads; and that such a system is essential to enable the Secretary of Agriculture (hereinafter called the Secretary) to provide for intensive use, protection, development, and management of these lands under principles of multiple use and sustained yield of products and services.

( Pub. L. 88–657, §1, Oct. 13, 1964, 78 Stat. 1089 .)