Regulations Respecting the Cutting and Removal of Timber
P.C. 1994-93 1994-01-20
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Forestry, pursuant to section 6Footnote * of the Forestry ActFootnote **, is pleased hereby to revoke the Forestry Timber Regulations, C.R.C., c. 874, and to make the annexed Regulations respecting the cutting and removal of timber, in substitution therefor.
2. In these Regulations,
“applicant” means an applicant for a permit who is
(a) an individual who has reached the age of majority as set out under the laws of the province in which the permit is to be issued, or
(b) a corporation, partnership or joint venture; (demandeur)
- “cutting and removal of timber”
“cutting and removal of timber” includes the cutting or removal of timber; (coupe et enlèvement du bois)
“debris” means all debris that results from the cutting and removal of timber and includes any garbage that is brought into or left in a forest area and any logging slash on roads and other rights-of-way; (débris)
“fees” means any stumpage or royalty to be paid for the cutting and removal of timber in a forest area or portion thereof; (droits)
- “forest area”
“forest area” means the lands referred to in section 5 of the Forestry Act; (région forestière)
- “forestry officer”
“forestry officer” means a person designated as a forestry officer pursuant to section 4; (agent forestier)
“Minister” means the Minister of Forestry; (ministre)
“operator” means an individual, a corporation, a partnership or a joint venture that enters into an agreement under section 14; (exploitant)
“timber” means trees that are standing, that have fallen or that have been cut. (bois)
3. These Regulations apply in respect of the cutting and removal of timber in a forest area.
4. The Minister may designate as a forestry officer for the purposes of these Regulations any person who is
(a) employed by the Government of Canada; or
(b) contracted to perform services for the Government of Canada.
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