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Newfoundland Regulation 1999



Forest Fire Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Forestry Act

(Filed April 1, 1999)

Under the authority of section 109 of the Forestry Act, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, April 1, 1999.

Kevin Aylward
Minister of
Forest Resources and Agrifoods



        1.   S.3 Amdt.

        2.   S.10 Amdt.
Transportation of volatile flammable substances

        3.   S.13 Amdt.
Logging or industrial operations

CNR 11/96

        1. Section 3 of the Forest Fire Regulations is amended by deleting the phrase "Minister of Natural Resources" and substituting the word "minister".

        2. Section 10 of the regulations is amended by deleting the phrase "Underwriters of Canada" and substituting the phrase "Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada".

        3. (1) Paragraph 13(3)(a) of the regulations is amended by deleting the row beginning with "Over 20" and substituting the following:

Over 20

Add one back tank pump, one axe and 2 grubbers or shovels to the above figure for each group of 5 additional employees or fraction of that number of employees.  The back tank pump must have a capacity of 20 litres and be of a type approved by the forest service;

      (2) Section 13 of the regulations is amended by deleting the words "natural resources'" wherever they appear and substituting the word "forestry".