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Inscription: Sinharaja Forest Reserve (Sri Lanka)

Sinharaja Forest Reserve


Sri Lanka


The Committee noted with satisfaction that on 21 October 1988, the Sinharaja Forest Reserve had been declared a National Heritage Wilderness Area under the National Heritage Wilderness Act No. 3 of 1988, thereby conferring the required legal protection for this property. The Committee requested the Sri Lankan authorities to provide the Secretariat with further information on the natural characteristics of the areas which come under this legislation which were additions to the definition of the property as nominated in 1982.


 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Sri Lanka
Session: 12COM
Year: 1988