Factsheet: Primary Forest Products Marketing Act

Primary Forest Products Marketing Act

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Primary Forest Products Marketing Act
Description: 
These Primary Forest Products Marketing Act concerns Check-Off Regulations & Orders: If the products that are harvested are pulpwood logs, pulpwood chips or sawlogs, and the products are sold between a producer and a manufacturer, then a levy specified under this Act would be owed and payable by the purchaser to the Nova Scotia Primary Forest Products Marketing Board. Due diligence verification regarding any producers would need to be obtained from the Board itself or examining the buyer’s submissions made to the Board.
Goal/Aim: 
regulate timber and timber products

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Primary Forest Products Marketing Board

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass