- All India Services Act 1951
- Karnataka Civil Services Rules 1957.
- All India Services(IFS) Rules
- The National Forest Policy 1988
- The Indian Forest Act, 1927
- The Karnataka Forest Act 1963
- The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
- The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
- The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
- The Karnataka Preservation Of Trees Act, 1976
- The Karnataka Preservation Of Trees Rules, 1977
- The Environment (Protection)Act, 1986
- Forest Rights Act & Rules 2006
- IFS (Pay) Rules, 2016
- The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986
- The Karnataka Forest Code, 1976
- The Karnataka Forest Manual 1976
- The Forest Conservation Rules, 1981
- The Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003
- Karnataka Forest Rules 1969
- The Wildlife Protection Rules, 1973
- The Biological Diversity Rules, 2004
- Manual of Forest Accounts Section
- Appointment of authorised officers under Mines and Minerals concession Rules, 1994. Notification Dated: 21.01.2014.
- Entry and Controlled Use Rules of Central Forest Library 2007(Sub rules of Bylaw 2006).
- Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.