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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2005


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 87/05

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 87/05

Timber Royalty Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Forestry Act
(O.C. 2005-493)

(Filed September 21, 2005)

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

Dated at St. John’s, September 17, 2005.

Robert C. Thompson
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 The Schedule to the Timber Royalty Regulations is repealed and the following substituted: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

2005/2006 Royalty Rates for Timber

 

Sawlog Rates

Not Serviced

Serviced

All Species

$2.78/m3

$5.56/m3

 

 

 

Pulpwood Rates

Not Serviced

Serviced

All Species

$2.78/m3

$5.56/m3

 

 

 

Commercial
Fuelwood Rates

Not Serviced

Serviced

Roundwood (as per pulpwood)

$2.78/m3

$5.56/m3

Whole Tree Chips

$1.30/green tonne

$1.70/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.

 

 

 

 

 

Other Harvested Species

Not Serviced

Serviced

Taxus Canadensis (Canadian Yew)

$0.25/kg

$0.25/kg

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), and partition wood.  The resulting reductions are not to exceed 20 percent in cumulative total. For dead timber, reductions shall not exceed 50 percent in cumulative total.


 

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

 

 

(a) 26-75% dead

20%

20%

(b) 76-100% dead

50%

50%

 

 

 

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. Section 1 shall be considered to have come into force on April 1, 2005.