1st Session, 60th General Assembly
55 Elizabeth II, 2006
First Reading: July 13, 2006
Clause 1 amends Section 2 of the Forests Act which sets out the intent and purpose of the Act.Clause 2 provides that the Minister shall endeavour to achieve the best economic use of the forests of the Province on a sustainable basis. Clause 3 amends Section 9 of the Forests Act which sets out the forest-management techniques to be used on Crown lands. Clause 4 sets out the effective date for two of the amendments contained in this Bill.
(a) adding "sustaining our forests as a multiple use resource by" immediately after "towards" in the second line;
(b) adding immediately after clause (a) the following clause:
(c) striking out clause (g) and substituting the following clause:
3 Section 9 of Chapter 179 is amended by
(a) striking out clause (a) and substituting the following clause:
4 Clause 2(aa), as enacted by Section 1, and clause 9(a), as enacted by Section 3, have effect on and after January 1, 2006.