森林環境税形成過程に関する研究
Process of policy making in forest environment tax

Kuniko Okada, Shuji Okada, Masatoshi Yui
2007 Tohoku Shinrin Kagakkaishi  
Process of po 員cy ma g 血 forest environrnent tax ・ Astudy on the forest tax Advisory Committee of the Iwate Prefecture − . Tohoku J. For. Sci . 12 : 1 -ll,2007 An increasing number of prefectures in Japan are implementing a " forest environmental tax, " atax imposed to conserve the forest environment This trend suggests a change in the people ' s attitudes toward forest managemen し People began to consider the 丘 〕 rests as a shared asset of society , and they now recognize their responsibihty
more » ... eir responsibihty and rights to have their opinions heard in management and use of the forests in the prefecture. This study took an example of Iwate Prefecture to 田ustrate the process of tax system formation and to discuss the participation of the citizens as weU as the 血 nctions and roles the Advisory Committee played during the pr ess, with an aim to contribute to the future course of the forest management systems in Japan . The Committee was established outside the governmental organization to exam 血 e a new forest management system for the prefecture . The Committee started examination of possible measures with citizen participa 廿on and ava 五abihties of financial resources 廿om scratch and reported the 且ndings to the prefecture . The prefecture , in response , made a substantial ount of changes to the report during the succeeding process. Some items were simply shelve 己 The Committee, there丘 ) re , has not necessarily achieved the outcome it had aimed at Nonetheless , the whole process provided stakeholders with a considerable amount of experience in citizen pardcipation in the pohcy making and elucidated many problelns to be solved for further progress . ' 連絡 ・ 別刷 請 求 先 ( Corresponding author )E −mail : kuniko @ mxl . nisiq . net
doi:10.18982/tjfs.12.1_1 fatcat:lkhiq4k44zha7ls6c3rkuambhy