44. Any person who carries out a forest development activity alongside an open peat bog with a pond, a marsh, a riparian shrub swamp, a lake or a watercourse must remove all trees or tree parts that fall into those environments during the carrying out of the activity.
This section does not apply to vegetation control activities carried out by the holder of a forestry permit issued for public utility works where trees or parts of trees fall in an open peat bog with a pond, a marsh or a riparian shrub swamp.
473-2017O.C. 473-2017, s. 44.