Factsheet: CFSA

CFSA

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Crown Forest Sustainability Act CFSA and Crown Forest Sustainability Act, 1994 ONTARIO REGULATION 167/95
Description: 
The Crown Forest Sustainability Act outlines: • how forest management planning, forest resource agreements, licences, revenue collection and trust funds are regulated • information management • forest operations, compliance, remedies and enforcement mechanisms • licensing of scalers (people who measure wood harvested) • regulation of independent forest audits
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate protection and management of forests

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF)

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1994
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2011