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Newfoundland Regulation 1996


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 54/96

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 54/96

Cutting of Timber Regulations, Mill Regulations and Timber
Royalty Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Forestry Act
(O.C. 96‑528)

Under the authority of the Forestry Act, the minister with the approval of the Lieutenant‑Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John's, July 20, 1996.

B. Tulk
Minister of Forestry Resources and Agrifoods

A. Faour Deputy
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


              CUTTING OF TIMBER REGULATIONS

        1.   Sch B R&S

 

              MILL REGULATIONS

        2.   Sch B R&S

 

              TIMBER ROYALTY REGULATIONS

        3.   Sch R&S

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CUTTING OF TIMBER REGULATIONS

163/93

        1. Schedule B of the Cutting of Timber Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Schedule B

Fees and Levies (including applicable taxes)

 

A.

Domestic cutting permit

$21.00

B.

Commercial cutting permit

$21.00

C.

Timber purchase licence

$100.00

 

MILL REGULATIONS

166/93

        2. Schedule B of the Mill Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Schedule B

Licence Fees (including GST where applicable)

 

Pulp and paper mill

$100.00

Commercial wood burning facility

$100.00

Commercial sawmill

$100.00

Resaw mill (if not also sawmill)

$100.00

Domestic sawmill

$ 50.00

Chip yard (where chips are produced from roundwood)

$100.00

Chip yard/sawmill

$100.00

 

TIMBER ROYALTY REGULATIONS

CNR 962/96

        3. The Schedule of the Timber Royalty Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Schedule

Timber Royalty Rates

 

Class of Timber

Not Serviced by Gov't Access Road

Serviced by Gov't Access Road

Pulpwood (All species)

$1.40 m3 (stacked)

$2.85 m3 (stacked)

Pulpwood (peeled)

$1.60 m3 (stacked)

$3.20 m3 (stacked)

Sawlogs (All species except Pine)

$7.60 M/FBM

$11.15 M/FBM

Commercial Fuelwood (All species)

 

 

     (a) Roundwood

$1.40 m3 (stacked)

$2.85 m3 (stacked)

     (b) Whole Tree Chips

$1.05 per green ton

$1.40 per green ton

Construction Timber

$5.40 m3

$6.45 m3

Christmas Trees (commercial)

 

 

     1‑200 Trees

$107.85

$107.85

     Additional Trees

$0.50 per tree

$0.50 per tree

Christmas Trees (domestic)

Nil

Nil

 


Reductions

 

Class

Amount of Reductions

Steep slopes harvested
with non‑site destructive
new technology

 

 

(a) 30 ‑ 40 percent

33%

33%

(b) 40 + percent

67%

67%

Low Volume Stands

 

 

(a) 90 ‑ 60 m3/ha

33%

33%

(b) less than 60 m3/ha

67%

67%

Dead Timber (Insect or Fire)

 

 

(a) 26 ‑ 50 percent dead

33%

33%

(b) 51 ‑ 100 percent dead

67%

67%

Stand Reclamation

 

 

Certified stand reclamation area

100%

100%

Stand Volume (experimental)

In areas designated for experimentation with a royalty system based on standing volume, a 33% reduction may be applied to the amount payable on the gross merchantable volume expressed in cubic metres (stacked) only.

Road Access

Non‑accessed rated shall apply to areas which have been accessed by 2.0 or more kilometres of privately constructed road. In areas where 1.0 to 2.0 kilometres of private road have been provided, the applicable rates shall be those obtained by averaging the accessed and non‑accessed rates.

(This document contains the Reprint of July 26, 1996, p.169 and the Correction of August 23, 1996, p.195.)