17.1.2. The chief forester is responsible for
(1) supervising the operations for calculating the annual allowable cut for each forest management unit and each forest reserve, and proposing special requirements to be imposed on the holders of a timber supply and forest management agreement or a forest management agreement in determining the cut;
(2) preparing the forest management manual; and
(3) determining the forest and ecological data required and the steps that must be taken to calculate the annual allowable cut.
The Minister may entrust to the chief forester any other forestry mandate.