106. The contractor shall pay the dues prescribed by the Minister for the harvest of timber; the dues shall correspond to the product obtained by multiplying the harvested volume by the unit rate established under section 72 unless the Government, by regulation, fixes another unit rate or determines a rule of computation in respect of such dues.
The contractor shall scale any harvested timber according to the standards prescribed by government regulation where the unit rate is established under section 72.
The dues payable by the contractor shall be paid in money, in silvicultural treatments or by the carrying out of other forest management activities in accordance with the first, second and third paragraphs of section 73.1 and with sections 73.2 and 73.3, adapted as required.
The provisions of this section do not apply in cases where the contractor is a local municipality.
1986, c. 108, s. 106; 1988, c. 73, s. 46; 1993, c. 55, s. 23; 1995, c. 37, s. 13.