A-18.1, r. 8.1 - Regulation respecting forestry permits

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58. Until 31 December 2022, section 24 must be read as follows:
« 24. Maple trees must be tapped in accordance with the following standards:
1° trees may be tapped once a year only, between 1 January and 30 April;
2° only maple trees at least 19.1 cm in diameter at 1.30 m above the highest ground level may be tapped;
3° the maximum number of tapholes in the same maple tree is determined according to the diameter of the tree, in accordance with the following table:
Diameter of maple tree at 1.30 m above the highest ground levelMaximum number of tapholes
Between 19.1 cm and 39 cm1
Between 39.1 cm and 59 cm2
Between 59.1 cm and 79 cm3
79.1 cm and more4
4° where 2 or more tapholes are drilled in a maple tree, they must be positioned evenly around the trunk;
5° the taphole must be drilled using a bit not more than 11 mm in diameter so that the tree is not damaged;
6° the taphole must not be more than 6 cm deep, including bark thickness;
7° the tree bark must not be removed or damaged;
8° only a product registered under the Pest Control Products Act (S.C. 2002, c. 28) may be inserted into a taphole;
9° all spouts must be removed each year at the latest on 1 June, with care taken not to tear the bark from the tree;
10° tubing and spouts must be installed, replaced and maintained without damaging the trees.”.
2018-006M.O. 2018-006, s. 58.
In force: 2018-08-16
58. Until 31 December 2022, section 24 must be read as follows:
« 24. Maple trees must be tapped in accordance with the following standards:
1° trees may be tapped once a year only, between 1 January and 30 April;
2° only maple trees at least 19.1 cm in diameter at 1.30 m above the highest ground level may be tapped;
3° the maximum number of tapholes in the same maple tree is determined according to the diameter of the tree, in accordance with the following table:
Diameter of maple tree at 1.30 m above the highest ground levelMaximum number of tapholes
Between 19.1 cm and 39 cm1
Between 39.1 cm and 59 cm2
Between 59.1 cm and 79 cm3
79.1 cm and more4
4° where 2 or more tapholes are drilled in a maple tree, they must be positioned evenly around the trunk;
5° the taphole must be drilled using a bit not more than 11 mm in diameter so that the tree is not damaged;
6° the taphole must not be more than 6 cm deep, including bark thickness;
7° the tree bark must not be removed or damaged;
8° only a product registered under the Pest Control Products Act (S.C. 2002, c. 28) may be inserted into a taphole;
9° all spouts must be removed each year at the latest on 1 June, with care taken not to tear the bark from the tree;
10° tubing and spouts must be installed, replaced and maintained without damaging the trees.”.
2018-006M.O. 2018-006, s. 58.