GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

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Chapter II – Protection of particular places and territories
Division 1- General
§1 – Prohibited forest development activities

Section 6

Subparagraphs 2 to 10 and 13 to 21 of the first paragraph of section 3 do not apply to the holder of a forestry permit issued for forest development activities carried out by the holder of mining rights for the purposes of exercising his or her rights, unless the mining activities are to extract surface mineral substances, nor to the holder of a forestry permit issued for wildlife, recreational or agricultural development projects.

Subparagraphs 2 to 11 and 13 to 21 of the first paragraph of section 3 do not apply to a holder of a forestry permit issued for public utility works. Flag 1

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Objective

  • To allow certain forest development activities in or near a particular place

Explanations

A person holding a forestry permit may carry out the forest development activities required for wildlife, recreational or agricultural development projects at the places and in the territories specified in subparagraphs 2 to 10 and 13 to 21 of the first paragraph of section 3. A holder of mining rights who also holds a forestry permit may also carry out forest development activities at those places and in those territories, unless the mining activities are to extract surface mineral substances. The places and territories in question are:

In addition, a person who holds a forestry permit may carry out the forest development activities required for public utility works at the places and in the territories specified in subparagraphs 2 to 11 and 13 to 21 of the first paragraph of section 3. The places and territories in question are:

The Minister responsible for applying the Sustainable Forest Development Act This link opens a new window specifies which forest development activities are authorized in the forestry permit and sets the conditions to be met when they are carried out.

Additional information

The Sustainable Forest Development Act This link opens a new window states that a forestry permit is required to carry out certain forest development activities in forests in the domain of the State (section 73). The Act allows the Minister to issue a permit authorizing the holder to carry out the forest development activities specified on the permit, on the conditions determined by the Minister (section 74).