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FOREST PRACTICES ACT 1985 - SECT 30

PART IV - Forest Practices Code 30. Issue of Forest Practices Code

(1) The Authority shall, after consulting with Private Forests Tasmania, issue a draft Code on the conduct of forest practices.
(2) When the Authority issues the draft Code referred to in subsection (1) it shall cause a notice that the draft Code has been so issued to be published in the Gazette and in the daily newspapers published in this State.
(3) A notice referred to in subsection (2) shall –

(a) specify the places where the draft Code may be purchased or inspected;

(b) invite submissions with respect to the draft Code from the public for consideration by the Authority; and

(c) specify that the submissions have to be received by the Authority within the period of 60 days after the publication of the notice in the newspaper.

(4) Any person may, without payment of a fee, inspect the draft Code at the places specified in the notice referred to in subsection (2).
(5) The Authority shall, after consulting with Private Forests Tasmania and considering any public submissions received under this section with respect to the draft Code, issue a Code to be called the Forest Practices Code.
(6) When the Authority issues the Code referred to in subsection (5), it shall cause a notice that the Code has been so issued to be published in the Gazette and in the daily newspapers published in this State.
(7) A notice referred to in subsection (6) –

(a) shall specify the date on which the Forest Practices Code shall take effect; and

(b) shall specify the places where the Forest Practices Code may be purchased or inspected.

(8) Any person may, without payment of a fee, inspect the Forest Practices Code at the places specified in the notice referred to in subsection (6).
(9) The notices referred to in subsections (2) and (6) are not statutory rules within the meaning of the Rules Publication Act 1953.



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