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A proposal has been put forth by the Royal Thai Survey Department (RTSD) suggesting the disputed territory, beforehand designated for land reform, be given to Khao Yai National Park. The proposal was offered to Defence Minister Sutin Klungsang, as disclosed by an inside supply.

The disputed territory was chosen by the RTSD’s One Map system to be included into the land reforms for impoverished farmers. Nonetheless, the nationwide park claims possession of the land, citing a royal decree from 1962 revealed within the Royal Gazette.

The One Map committee chairman, Sutin Klungsang, had beforehand summoned a gathering with the RTSD to succeed in a decision for the dispute and conduct a evaluate of the map system.

Based on the supply, in yesterday’s assembly, the RTSD suggested that the 1962 decree needs to be upheld, and the disputed land needs to be transferred again to the nationwide park, reported Bangkok Submit.

This assembly was convened following the revelation that almost 3,000 rai of land in Moosi subdistrict, Pak Chong district, inside Khao Yai National Park, had been allotted by the Agricultural Land Reform Workplace (Alro) as agricultural land for the much less lucky. Moreover, land title deeds for 42 parcels had already been granted.

The One Map system, with a ratio scale of 1:4,000, was created by the RTSD to function a reference and keep away from nationwide land possession disputes. Nonetheless, the map concluded that the disputed land was not throughout the nationwide park however positioned in a buffer zone, a conclusion that National Park Workplace director Chaiwat Limlikit-aksorn contested.

Sutin said that he and the committee would additional examine whether or not the RTSD map was flawed, and he famous that the committee members additionally embody the secretary-general of the Anti Cash Laundering Workplace, which ought to guarantee the method’s transparency.

The disputed land is positioned throughout the boundary distinctly marked in compliance with the National Park Act 2019, said Athapol Charoenshunsa, director-general of the Department of Pure Assets, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP). He identified that the boundary particulars within the decree don’t coincide with the map lately developed by the RTSD.

Chaiwat, knowledgeable reporters that an grownup determine can be referred to as upon to resolve the difficulty at the moment. He said, “If the disputed lands are given again to the DNP, the issue might be settled.” He added that in the event that they insist on adhering to the RTSD survey, his battle would proceed.

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