C-61.1, r. 18 - Regulation respecting wildlife habitats

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8. A person may, in a wildlife habitat, other than the habitat of a threatened or vulnerable wildlife species, carry on a forest development activity within the meaning of section 4 of the Sustainable Forest Development Act (chapter A-18.1), provided that the person complies with the standards applicable to those activities and prescribed in the Regulation respecting the sustainable development of forests in the domain of the State (chapter A-18.1, r. 0.01), and any other forest development standard applicable to those activities that the person must comply with pursuant to the Sustainable Forest Development Act.
The following forest development activities are excluded from the application of the first paragraph and remain subject to the prohibition referred to in section 128.6 of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1):
(1)  the construction, improvement and repair of roads whose management is under the Minister responsible for the Act respecting roads (chapter V-9) and that are classified autoroute or a national, regional or collector road;
(2)  the construction, improvement and repair of a road that skirts a lake or a watercourse by encroaching on the fish habitat.
O.C. 905-93, s. 8; O.C. 951-2001, s. 3; O.C. 733-2004, s. 2; O.C. 721-2011, s. 1; 474-2017O.C. 474-2017, s. 1.
8. A person may, in a wildlife habitat other than the habitat of a threatened or vulnerable wildlife species, carry on the forest development activities within the meaning of section 4 of the Sustainable Forest Development Act (chapter A-18.1), provided that the person complies with the standards applicable to those activities and prescribed in the Regulation respecting standards of forest management for forests in the domain of the State (chapter A-18.1, r. 7).
The person shall also carry on those activities in compliance with the forest management permit issued under that Act or in compliance with the forest management plan approved by the Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife where such permit or plan is required by that Act.
A person may operate a machine used for a forest management activity in a fish habitat in the cases and on the conditions provided for in section 28 of the Forest Act.
O.C. 905-93, s. 8; O.C. 951-2001, s. 3; O.C. 733-2004, s. 2; O.C. 721-2011, s. 1.