171.1. The regulations made by the Government under section 171 may be adapted to better reconcile forest management activities with the activities pursued by Native persons, in particular those pursued for food, ritual or social purposes.
The regulatory provisions made pursuant to the first paragraph shall indicate, where applicable, the Native communities or the territories to which they apply.
Every draft regulation providing for such adaptations shall be submitted to the Native communities concerned for their opinion at least 45 days before the regulation is made by the Government.
2001, c. 6, s. 118; 2002, c. 25, s. 19.