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Gros Morne National Park of Canada Timber Harvesting Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-12-02:

  •  (1) Subject to the other provisions of these Regulations, the superintendent may issue a timber harvesting permit to an applicant who submits an application that meets the requirements set out in section 7.

  • (2) In determining whether to issue a timber harvesting permit and the conditions to be set out in the permit, the superintendent shall have regard to the protection of timber and the preservation, control and management of the park generally, including the maintenance or restoration of its ecological integrity.

  • (3) No person is entitled to obtain more than one timber harvesting permit

    • (a) at any time, for a purpose set out in subparagraph 6(a)(i); and

    • (b) during their lifetime, for a purpose set out in subparagraph 6(a)(ii) or (iii).

  • (4) No person is entitled to obtain a timber harvesting permit if they are already the holder of a timber harvesting permit that has been suspended or if, during the 12 months preceding the submission of the application,

    • (a) a timber harvesting permit issued to them was revoked; or

    • (b) the authorized person identified in their permit application contravened a condition of a timber harvesting permit or of these Regulations resulting in the revocation of a timber harvesting permit.

  • (5) The permit holder shall sign the timber harvesting permit.

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