77. A document, including the guidebook entitled, in the English version, “Toward new harmony in the forest”, transmitted as a land use plan, as part of the process of preparation of a development plan, to a municipality or community before 27 May 1987 is considered to be a proposed plan transmitted in accordance with section 23.
Where a development plan is already in force on 27 May 1987 in a territory contemplated in the first paragraph, the last land use plan transmitted is deemed to have been approved by the Government under section 22.
Section 24 does not apply to a document contemplated in the first paragraph transmitted to a regional county municipality before 27 May 1987.
For the purposes of subparagraph 3 of the second paragraph of section 25 of the Forest Act (chapter F-4.1) and of subparagraph 7 of the first paragraph and the second and third paragraphs of section 171 of the said Act, a document referred to in this section is considered to be a plan contemplated in Division III of Chapter II of this Act.
1987, c. 23, s. 77; 1999, c. 40, s. 317.