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The Forest Health Protection Act

C.C.S.M. c. F151

The Forest Health Protection Act

PART 1
INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
1 (1) Definitions
(2) Reference to "Act" includes regulations
2 Purpose
3 (1) Forest threats
(2) Invasive forest threats
PART 2
INVASIVE FOREST THREAT PREVENTION
4 Invasive forest threat prevention programs
5 Reporting requirement
6 No importing invasive forest threat
7 Restricting entry of forest products
PART 3
FOREST THREAT MANAGEMENT
FOREST THREAT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
8 Forest threat management programs
9 Minister's powers on Crown land
10 Directions re timber harvesting
DETECTION OF FOREST THREATS
11 (1) Detection of forest threats
(2) Inspection powers
(3) Expert assistance
12 (1) Forest threat notices
(2) Form of forest threat notice
(3) Prohibitions
ORDERS
13 (1) Preventive quarantine orders
(2) Terms of preventive quarantine order
(3) Term of order
14 (1) Forest health orders
(2) Terms of order
15 (1) Appeals
(2) Notice of appeal
(3) Stay
(4) Director's power on appeal
(5) Notice to appellant
16 (1) Consequences of failing to comply with order
(2) Order to pay costs
(3) Enforcement of order
(4) Charging costs to municipality
(5) Cost recovery by municipality
FOREST THREAT RESPONSE ZONES
17 Forest threat response zones
18 (1) Forest threat response zone requirements
(2) Powers of officers
SEIZING AFFECTED FOREST PRODUCTS
19 (1) Seizure of affected forest products
(2) Storage of seized forest products
(3) Operator must comply with direction
(4) Disposition of seized forest products
PART 4
ENFORCEMENT, OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
20 (1) Inspectors
(2) Officers
(3) Restrictions on appointment or designation
(4) Identification
21 (1) Entry and inspection powers
(2) Operator of vehicle must stop
22 (1) Warrant to enter dwelling place
(2) Authority to issue warrant
23 (1) Warrant for search and seizure
(2) Power without warrant
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
24 (1) Offences
(2) Continuing offence
25 (1) Penalties for individuals
(2) Penalties for corporations
26 Limitation period
PART 4.1
HERITAGE TREE PROGRAM
26.1 (1) Heritage tree program
(2) Categories of heritage trees
26.2 Repealed
26.3 (1) Nominations
(2) Nomination requirements
(3) and (4) Repealed
(5) Nomination process for trees on private land
(6) Repealed
(7) Designation
26.4 (1) Public notice of heritage trees
(2) Partnerships re heritage trees
26.5 (1) Heritage tree protection on Crown land
(2) Municipal by-laws re heritage trees
PART 5
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
27 Repealed
27.1 (1) Arborist certification requirement
(2) Exception
(3) Transitional
(4) Interpretation
28 (1) Municipal forest threat management program
(2) Financial assistance to municipality
29 Agreements
30 Compensation
31 Protection from liability
32 Crown bound
33 Regulations
PART 6
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS, REPEAL, C.C.S.M. REFERENCE AND COMING INTO FORCE
34
35 Repeal
36 C.C.S.M. reference
37 Coming into force