Forest constituted as Bukit Cherakah Forest Reserve (G.N. 278 published in the Selangor Government Gazette on 21st May 1909)
About 40 acres of the forest reserve were logged/clearfelled to make way for about 2.3 km of the Persiaran Mokhtar Dahari road.
About 10 acres of the forest reserve were logged/clearfelled for a 250m access road from Persiaran Mokhtar Dahari to Bukit Bayu township.
About 150 acres of the forest reserve were logged/clearfelled for the Alam Budiman township.
The Pelan Warta (excisement plan) No.1443 which included SACF land was drafted. Note that this was just a plan and not an official degazettement.
About 10 acres of the forest reserve allocated to PKNS were logged/clearfelled for a 950m road connecting the Alam Budiman township and Setia Alam.
About 50 acres of the forest reserve were logged/clearfelled for a mixed development by Restu Mantap Sdn Bhd beside Pedana Heights.
MBSA plans to build a road and cemetery in SACF (DRT 2035).
PKNS plans to log/clear 70% of their land in SACF for their Bandar Sierra Alam mixed development.
20 May 2022
Degazettement of forest indicated in Pelan Warta No.1443 (Sept 2006) is published and backdated to 20 Nov 2000 (G.N. 1645).
04 Aug 2022
PEKA Malaysia and Persatuan Rimba Komuniti Shah Alam (SACF Society) filed leave for Judicial Review application through Messrs. Raj & Sach Solicitors.
11 Aug 2022
Interim injunction/stay of disputed area granted by court with immediate effect.
28 Sep 2022
Court hearing of leave application for a judicial review
17 Oct 2022
New date set for court hearing of leave of application for the judicial review, due to involvement of PKNS and Restu Mantap as interveners.
17th Nov 2022
Application for Judicial Review has been rejected by the Shah Alam High Court. We do not know the reason for this rejection as it will only be revealed if we submit an appeal.
After discussion with our lawyer, SACF Society and PEKA Malaysia have decided to appeal against the rejection. The appeal will be heard by a different judge. We have filed for an appeal which will be heard after the case management session on 24th May 2023.
10 Mar 2023
Applied for an interim preservation to protect the forest from further damage while the judicial review appeal is being processed. The hearing date for this interim preservation application has been set on 10th May 2023.