BILL NO. 69
2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
First Reading: December 4, 2007
This Bill requires the establishment of a special management zone of 50 metres along the boundaries of a watercourse where the average width of a watercourse on or adjacent to forest land on which a forestry operation is carried out is equal to or greater than 50 centimetres.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 179 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Forests Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 9 the following Section:
- 9A Where the average width of a watercourse situated on or adjacent to forest land on which a forestry operation is carried on is equal to or greater than fifty centimetres, a forestry operator shall establish or ensure the establishment of a special management zone of at least fifty metres in width along all boundaries of the watercourse.
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