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Legislation

 

Legislation for First Nations Woodland Licences is contained within the Forest Act, Part 3, Division 7.11.

The First Nations Tenures Regulation defines who a First Nation may appoint as their representative to hold a First Nation Woodland Licence.  

First Nations Woodland legislation and regulations also:

  • set out the content requirements of the First Nations Woodland Licence;

  • link the new agreement to key provisions in the Forest Act;

  • enable the development of regulations related to the Licence;

  • establish provisions to amend First Nation Woodland Licence boundaries.

The Ministry of Forests provides a page of links to current regulations and legislation at the following location: https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/tasb/legsregs/

Copies of regulations are also available through Queen's Printer.