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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2003


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 41/03

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 41/03

Timber Royalty Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Forestry Act
(O.C. 2003-152)

(Filed March 25, 2003)

Under the authority of section 35 of the Forestry Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, March 25, 2003.

Deborah E. Fry
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Sch. R&S

        2.   Commencement


CNLR 962/96
as amended

        1. The Schedule to the Timber Royalty Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:


Schedule

Royalty Rates for Timber

Sawlog Rates

Not Serviced

Serviced

All Species

$2.28/m3

$4.56/m3

 

 

 

Pulpwood Rates

Not Serviced

Serviced

All Species

$2.28/m3

$4.56/m3

 

 

 

Commercial Fuelwood Rates

Not Serviced

Serviced

Roundwood (as per pulpwood)

$2.28/m3

$4.56/m3

Whole Tree Chips

$1.05/green tonne

$1.40/green tonne

 

 

 

Christmas Trees (Commercial)

Not Serviced

Serviced

1-200 Trees

$250.00

$250.00

Additional Trees

$1.00 per tree

$1.00 per tree

 

 

 

Christmas Trees (Domestic)

Not Serviced

Serviced

No charge for a Christmas Tree for personal use.

    Reductions:  Reduction in rates may be made for wood previously identified and delineated on maps as steep slope, low volume stands (less than 90 m3/ha), insect- or fire-killed timber, and partition wood in accordance with the reductions list following.  The resulting reductions are not to exceed 20 percent in cumulative total.


Reductions

Class

Amount of Reductions

 

 

Steep Slopes

Not Serviced

Serviced

(a) 30-40%

10%

10%

(b) 40+ %

20%

20%

 

 

 

Low Volume Stands

 

 

(a) 90 - 60 m3/ha

10%

10%

(b) less than 60 m3/ha

20%

20%

 

 

 

Dead Timber (Insect or Fire)

 

 

(a) 26-50% dead

10%

10%

(b) 51-100% dead

20%

20%

 

 

 

Partition Wood

 

 

Certified Partition Stand

20%

20%

Road Access

Non-serviced rates shall apply to areas which have been serviced 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 serviced and non-serviced rates.

Commencement

        2. These regulations come into force on April 1, 2003.