Forestry Act 2012 No 96
65 Direction to provide services and facilities
(1) The Minister may direct the land manager of a forestry area to provide or facilitate the provision of services and facilities in the area that the Minister is satisfied are for the benefit of persons who use the area otherwise than to carry out forestry operations.(2) Any such direction—(a) must specify the services or facilities to which the direction relates, and(b) must specify the amount or a methodology by which that amount may be assessed by the Minister as the estimated cost to the land manager of complying with the direction, and(c) must specify arrangements for the payment to the land manager of an amount equivalent to the costs assessed by the Minister, as referred to in paragraph (b), or, if the land manager disputes that assessment, the costs assessed under section 66, and(d) may require the land manager to publish the direction in the manner specified in the direction.(3) Before making a direction under this section, the Minister must—(a) consult with the land manager concerned, and(b) give the land manager written notice of the criteria on which the estimated efficient costs of complying with the direction are to be assessed.(4) A land manager must comply with a direction given to the land manager under this section.