Forest Export of timber and firewood to cater the needs of people necessity .

The quantity of the timber and firewood to be exported from the State shall be determined on the basis of availability of forest produce after catering to the needs and requirement of the local people of the State, which has power to regulate the transit of timber and other forest produce . However the power to export timber and firewood is conferred only upon the Central Government and that power is neither delegated to the State Government nor the State Government is empowered to make rules with respect to the said levy. [ State of Tripura vs Sudhir Rajan Nath . AIR 1997 SC 1168 = (1997)3 SCC 665. B.P.Jeevan Reddy & Mrs. Sujatha Manohar (JJ)]