Legislation related to the Swaziland National Trust Commission, conservation of the natural and cultural heritage of Swaziland, and protection of the environment.

Note: The legislation made available here has been converted from scanned documents and may contain errors, it is for reference purposes only.


National Trust Commission Act, 1972, amended 1973.

Flora Protection Act

The legislation for the protection of indigenous flora was updated in 2000. This replaced The Flora Protection Act of 1952.

Wild Birds Act

Legislation relating to wild birds has not been updated since 1914.

Freshwater Fish Act

Freshwater fish are protected under the following act.

Game Act

This act includes the legislation for establishment of wildlife sanctuaries. The Game Act was modified in 1991 by the introduction of the Game Amendment.

Environment Management Act

Legislation relating to environmental management. This supercedes the Swaziland Environmental Authority Act, 1992.


The SNTC, being parastatal, falls under the Public Enterprises Unit.

Strategic Plan

ENTC Five Year Strategic Plan, 2018 - 2022.

Biodiversity Strategy

Eswatini's Second National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan.

State of Environment

Eswatini's State of Environment Report Draft, September 2012.

Other Related Legislation

The Forests Preservation Act No. 14 of 1910

The Noxious Weeds Act No. 19 of 1929

The Natural Resources Act No. 71 of 1951

The Private Forests Act No. 3 of 1951

The Grass Fires Act No. 44 of 1955

The Plant Control Act No. 8 of 1981

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