1. This Act establishes a forest regime designed to
(1) implement sustainable forest development, in particular through ecosystem-based development;
(2) ensure integrated and regionalized resource and land management based on clear, consistent objectives, measurable results and the accountability of managers and users of the forest;
(3) determine how responsibilities under the forest regime are shared between the State, regional bodies, Native communities and users of the forest;
(4) follow up and monitor forest operations in the domain of the State;
(5) govern the sale of timber and other forest products on the open market at a price reflecting their market value, and the supply of timber to wood processing plants;
(6) regulate the development of private forests; and
(7) govern forest protection activities.