Division 3 Timber on controlled travelling stock
89 Removal or destruction of timber
(1) A responsible authority must not remove, fell or destroy timber
from an area of more than one hectare of land within a controlled travelling
stock reserve unless it has given the Forestry Corporation at least 3
months’ notice in writing of its intention to do so.
Note. For the effect of compliance with this section, see section 38 (4)
(e) of the Forestry Act
(2) A responsible authority must consult the Director-General of
National Parks and Wildlife before it decides whether or not to fell timber on
or remove timber felled on a controlled travelling stock reserve that adjoins
a national park or a nature reserve.
(3) The responsible authority may remove timber only after giving due
consideration to any representations made by the Director-General of National
Parks and Wildlife.
90 Use of felled timber
(1) A responsible authority may sell timber felled on a controlled
travelling stock reserve or may use the timber for the purpose of improving
any travelling stock reserve within its district or carrying out any work in
the district necessary for the exercise of its functions but must not use the
timber for any other purpose.
(2) The responsible authority may sell timber felled in a controlled
travelling stock reserve with the consent of the Forestry Corporation, despite
anything in the Forestry Act
2012 to the contrary.
91 Licences to remove timber
(1) The Forestry Corporation must obtain the consent of the
responsible authority before it issues any licence under the Forestry Act 2012 to any person
other than the authority to cut or remove timber that is located in a
controlled travelling stock reserve.
(2) A licence may include such conditions or restrictions as the
Forestry Corporation and the responsible authority agree
(3) If the Forestry Corporation and the responsible authority are in
dispute as to the conditions or restrictions to be included in a licence,
either of them may refer the dispute to the Minister administering the Forestry Act 2012 for
(4) The Minister’s determination of the dispute is binding on
the Forestry Corporation and the responsible
92 Relationship to other Acts
Nothing in this Part authorises or permits a responsible authority
to take any action in respect of a controlled travelling stock reserve that is
contrary to the Native Vegetation Act