67. In all forests belonging to the Crown, no clean cutting and no operations constituting an exception to the regulations in force may be carried on without a special authorization from the Government.
No such authorization may be granted to the license-holder unless he makes application therefor to the Minister of Energy and Resources, and, at the same time, produces a working plan based on a proper inventory and made according to the instructions of the Minister.
No authorization to do, in a forest belonging to the Crown, extraordinary cutting on account of windfalls, fire, epidemics of insects or cryptogamic diseases, may be granted to a license-holder unless he applies therefor to the Minister of Energy and Resources and produces a plan and a report showing the extent so affected and the volume of woods in course of destruction.
R. S. 1964, c. 92, s. 69; 1979, c. 81, s. 20.