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The Forest Act

C.C.S.M. c. F150

The Forest Act

1 (1) Definitions
(2) Reference to "Act" includes regulations
PART I
ADMINISTRATION
2 Minister to regulate and administer, etc.
3 Forestry Branch
4 Administration of provincial forests
5 Staff
6 Inspection
7 Prohibited conduct for department employees
8 (1) Agreements with Canada and other provinces, etc., authorized
(2) Building of roads, etc.
9 Sale of timber on land sold
10 Timber on leased land
PART II
TIMBER CUTTING RIGHTS
11 (1) Disposition of cutting rights for Crown timber
(2) Tenders
(3) Appeal
(4) Arbitration
12 Transfer of timber cutting rights
13 Repealed
14 Control of public management areas
15 Withdrawal of land subject to timber cutting right
15.1 (1) No commercial timber cutting rights in parks
(2) Withdrawing existing timber cutting rights in parks
(3) Exception for Duck Mountain Provincial Park
(4) Definition: "commercial timber cutting right"
16 Licence for scaler
17 Form of applications and other documents
18 (1) Issue of forest management licence
(2) Period of licence
(3) Timber covered by licence
(4) Rights of licensee
(5) Right of seizure
(6) Extension of area
(7) Cost of survey
(8) Method of payments to Crown
19 Option licences
20 (1) Timber cutting right subject to mineral rights
(2) Repealed
(3) Minister may permit prospecting
21 and 22 Repealed
PART III
PROVINCIAL FORESTS
23 (1) Disposition of lands within a provincial forest
(2) Roads, etc., to be part of provincial forest
24 Management of provincial forests
25 L. G. in C. may acquire lands in provincial forest
26 Expropriation Act to apply
27 Provincial park lands within provincial forests
PART IV
PROHIBITIONS
28 Prohibition on cutting timber on Crown forest lands
28.1 Prohibitions re holders of timber cutting rights
28.2 Possession of illegally harvested timber
29 (1) Cutting timber without authority
(2) Costs of illegally cut timber may be recovered
29.1 (1) Inspection powers
(2) Officer to show identification
(3) Duty of operator during inspection
30 (1) Seizure in execution of duties
(2) Warrant to enter and seize
(3) Seizure without warrant
31 (1) Disposition of timber
(2) Disposition of other things
(3) Application for earlier possession
(4) Order by justice
(5) Where person unknown
32 Release of timber upon payment of dues
33 Case of mixture
34 (1) Timber cutting dues
(1.1) Forest renewal
(1.2) Conditions on approval
(1.3) Forest renewal standards
(1.4) Forest management charge
(2) Seizure for unpaid dues or charges
(3) Sale of timber
(4) Application by alleged debtor
(5) Order of restitution, etc.
(6) Alternative remedy
34.1 (1) Penalty for unauthorized timber cutting or removal
(2) Application of section 34
35 (1) Appointment of officers
(2) Temporary officers
35.1 (1) Exemption for officers
(2) Requirements
36 Arrest by officer
37 (1) Offences
(2) Continuing offence
(3) Directors and officers of corporations
(4) Penalties for individuals
(5) Penalties for corporations
(6) Additional fine
37.1 Limitation period
38 Application of Part IV
39 (1) Suspension and cancellation of licence, etc.
(2) Notice and hearing before cancellation
(3) Service of notice
(4) Notice of cancellation
(5) Appeal to judge
(6) Repealed
(7) Security for costs
40 Interest on unpaid dues
PART V
GENERAL
41 (1) Regulations
(2) Application of regulations
42 Consolidated Fund
43 (1) Annual reports by minister
(2) Five year reports by minister