A-18.1, r. 7 - Regulation respecting standards of forest management for forests in the domain of the State

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79.7. The holder of a management permit may not harvest a residual forest until the expiry of a 10-year period after the date on which block cutting was carried out or, if the regeneration established in accordance with section 90 has not yet reached after that period the average height of 3 m, until that regeneration has reached such a height.
The provisions of the first paragraph do not apply to the holder of a forest management permit who carries out either of the following treatments in a residual forest:
(1)  commercial thinning or selection cutting; or
(2)  partial cutting in a mature tree stand or in a stand that will reach maturity in less than 15 years where not more than 35% of the marketable land area of the stand is harvested, provided that after harvesting, a marketable land area of at least 15 m2/ha of well-spaced trees composed of species and proportions similar to those of the initial stand, is maintained.
O.C. 439-2003, s. 9.