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Harvesting Timber on Crown Lands Regulations
made under Section 51 of the
Crown Lands Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 114
O.I.C. 2016-246 (October 3, 2016), N.S. Reg. 197/2016
1 These regulations may be cited as the Harvesting Timber on Crown Lands Regulations.
2 In these regulations,
“Act” means the Crown Lands Act.
Threshold for harvesting timber on Crown lands
3 A person who cuts or removes timber from Crown lands must not do so in excess of 25 cubic metres (solid) or equivalent measurement unless otherwise authorized under the Act.
4 (1) The maximum fine for a violation of Section 3 is,
(a) for a corporation,
(i) for a first offence, a fine not exceeding $250 000,
(ii) for subsequent offences, a fine not exceeding $500 000;
(b) for an individual,
(i) for a first offence, a fine not exceeding $50 000,
(ii) for subsequent offences, a fine not exceeding $100 000.
(2) A violation of Section 3 that is committed or continued for more than 1 day is considered to be a separate violation for each day it is committed or continued.