Factsheet: Alberta Forests Act

Alberta Forests Act

Key Information


Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Alberta Forests Act
this Act concern regulations: • governing the procedures and methods by which and the terms and conditions for permits, licences, timber quotas and agreements • respecting collecting Crown charges • respecting charges for damage to timber • establishing fees for the giving of the Minister’s consent to an assignment of a timber disposition or a timber quota • governing all aspects of reforestation and afforestation on public land; • designating primary timber products; • regulating all primary timber processing and primary timber processing plants; • regulating the transport of timber and timber products and all matters incidental to that transport; • governing the keeping of records relating to timber production and sales and purchases of timber and timber products; • governing the management and use of forest land; • prescribing contraventions of an ALSA (alberta land stewardship act) regional plan, this Act or the regulations in respect of which an administrative penalty may be imposed.
Regulate protection and management of forests ; regulate timber and timber products

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Responsible Authority: 
Legislative Assembly of Alberta


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