A-18.1 - Sustainable Forest Development Act

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2. Sustainable forest development must contribute, in particular, to
(1)  the preservation of biological diversity;
(2)  the maintenance and improvement of the condition and productivity of forest ecosystems;
(3)  the conservation of soil and water;
(4)  the maintenance of forest ecosystem contributions to major ecological cycles;
(5)  the maintenance of the many socio-economic benefits society derives from forests; and
(6)  the consideration, in making development choices, of the values and needs expressed by the populations concerned.
2010, c. 3, s. 2.