In force: 2018-04-01
4. A person who carries out forest development activities in an archaeological sector must leave the soil intact. Furthermore, the person must harvest trees when the ground is frozen at a depth of at least 35 cm.
This section does not apply to archeological sites where the Minister has allowed, under the Sustainable Forest Development Act (chapter A-18.1), forest development activities to be carried out on conditions different from those provided for in the first paragraph. Before allowing forest development activities to be carried out on an archaeological site on conditions different from those provided for in the first paragraph, the Minister consults the Minister responsible for the administration of the Cultural Heritage Act (chapter P-9.002) to obtain his or her opinion on the cultural interest of the sector.