F-4.1, r. 2 - Regulation respecting contributions to the forestry component of the Natural Resources Fund

Full text
chapter F-4.1, r. 2
Regulation respecting contributions to the forestry component of the Natural Resources Fund
FOREST — CONTRIBUTION TO THE FORESTRY COMPONENT OF THE NATURAL RESOURCES FUND
Forest Act
(chapter F-4.1, ss. 73.4, 92.0.2, 92.0.11, 95.2.1, 104.5 and 172).
F-4.1
April 1 2013
Revoked, 2010, chapter 3, s. 362; eff. 2013-04-01.
O.C. 328-2002; O.C. 454-2005, s. 1.
DIVISION I
CONTRIBUTION BASED ON THE ALLOCATED, AUTHORIZED OR AUXILIARY VOLUME OF TIMBER
O.C. 454-2005, s. 2.
1. Holders of a timber supply and forest management agreement, of a forest management agreement, of a forest management contract or of an auxiliary timber supply guarantee agreement shall pay their contribution into the forestry component of the Natural Resources Fund on 1 April, 1 July, 1 October and 1 January of a fiscal year according to the rate applicable on the payment date.
O.C. 328-2002, s. 1; O.C. 270-2004, s. 1.
2. The rate applicable on the payment contribution dates provided for in section 1 is $0.1775 per cubic meter of timber.
Despite the foregoing, the rate in the first paragraph is set at $0 per cubic meter of timber for the period from 1 January 2007 to 31 March 2013.
O.C. 328-2002, s. 2; O.C. 438-2003, s. 1; O.C. 270-2004, s. 2; O.C. 1205-2005, s. 1; O.C. 1188-2006, s. 1; O.C. 536-2009, s. 1; O.C. 181-2010, s. 1; O.C. 276-2011, s. 1; O.C. 220-2012, s. 1.
3. The volume of timber to which the rate established in section 2 applies shall be determined on the payment contribution dates provided for in section 1.
The volume of timber under the first paragraph is the volume allotted to an agreement holder, the volume authorized under the management permit of a forest management contract holder or the auxiliary volume specified in an auxiliary timber supply guarantee agreement, as the case may be.
O.C. 328-2002, s. 3; O.C. 270-2004, s. 3.
DIVISION II
CONTRIBUTION BASED ON THE VOLUME OF TIMBER ACQUIRED FROM ANOTHER AGREEMENT HOLDER OR BASED ON THE VOLUME OF ROUND TIMBER INDICATED IN AN ACCREDITATION
O.C. 454-2005, s. 3.
3.1. A holder of a wood processing plant operating permit that acquires timber from an agreement holder authorized to send the timber to the permit holder shall pay a contribution to the forestry component of the Natural Resources Fund.
O.C. 454-2005, s. 4.
3.2. A holder of a wood processing plant operating permit, accredited by the Minister to enable the permit holder to obtain a management permit in a management unit to supply the permit holder’s plant, in particular, where a volume of timber is made available following a person’s waiver of the right provided for in a reservation agreement or by reason of the failure by that person to exercise that right in a previous year, shall pay a contribution to the forestry component of the Natural Resources Fund.
O.C. 454-2005, s. 4.
3.3. The rate per cubic metre of timber used to establish the contribution prescribed in sections 3.1 and 3.2 payable by holders of wood processing plant operating permits is set at $0.71.
Despite the foregoing, the rate in the first paragraph is set at $0 per cubic meter of timber for the period from 1 January 2007 to 31 March 2013.
O.C. 454-2005, s. 4; O.C. 1205-2005, s. 2; O.C. 1188-2006, s. 2; O.C. 536-2009, s. 2; O.C. 181-2010, s. 2; O.C. 276-2011, s. 2; O.C. 220-2012, s. 2.
3.4. The volume of timber to which the contribution rate set in section 3.3 is to be applied is determined on the date on which the holder of a wood processing plant operating permit acquires timber from an agreement holder authorized to send the timber to the permit holder, and on the date on which the Minister accredits the holder of a wood processing plant operating permit to enable the permit holder to obtain a management permit in a management unit to supply the permit holder’s plant, in particular, where a volume of timber is made available following a person’s waiver of the right provided for in a reservation agreement or by reason of the failure by that person to exercise that right in a previous year.
The volume of timber referred to in the first paragraph is the volume acquired from the agreement holder by the holder of a wood processing plant operating permit, and the volume of round timber indicated in the accreditation.
O.C. 454-2005, s. 4.
DIVISION III
FINAL
O.C. 454-2005, s. 4.
4. The Minister shall send the holder an assessment notice on the dates provided for in section 1 or when a holder of a wood processing plant operating permit is billed by the Minister following an acquisition of timber from an agreement holder or if the permit holder is granted an accreditation, as provided in sections 3.1 and 3.2.
The holder of an agreement or a contract shall pay the required contribution within 30 days of the date indicated on the notice of assessment.
O.C. 328-2002, s. 4; O.C. 454-2005, s. 5.
5. (Omitted).
O.C. 328-2002, s. 5.
6. (Omitted).
O.C. 328-2002, s. 6.
REFERENCES
O.C. 328-2002, 2002 G.O. 2, 1673
O.C. 438-2003, 2003 G.O. 2, 1320
O.C. 270-2004, 2004 G.O. 2, 1145A
O.C. 454-2005, 2005 G.O. 2, 1219
O.C. 1205-2005, 2005 G.O. 2, 5168
O.C. 1188-2006, 2006 G.O. 2, 4083A
O.C. 536-2009, 2009 G.O. 2, 1700
O.C. 181-2010, 2010 G.O. 2, 770
O.C. 276-2011, 2011 G.O. 2, 819
S.Q. 2011, c. 16, s. 244
O.C. 220-2012, 2012 G.O. 2, 721