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32. Amendment, &c., of Forest Practices Code

(1) The Authority, after consulting with Private Forests Tasmania, the Council and the Forestry corporation, may amend the Forest Practices Code or rescind the Forest Practices Code and issue a new Forest Practices Code in substitution for the rescinded Code.
(2) A person may, in writing, request the Authority to amend the Forest Practices Code.
(3) Where the Authority intends to amend the Forest Practices Code, it shall cause a notice containing the prescribed particulars to be published in the daily newspapers published in this State.
(4) For the purposes of subsection (3), prescribed particulars means –

(a) notification of the Authority's intention to amend the Forest Practices Code;

(b) a brief description of the effect of the proposed amendments;

(c) a statement to the effect that –

(i) the amendments to the Forest Practices Code proposed to be made by the Authority are set forth in a document kept at the office of the Authority and may be inspected at that office by any person without payment of a fee; and

(ii) objections to the amendments referred to in subparagraph (i) may be lodged with the Authority by the date specified in the notice, being a date not earlier than 60 days after the date on which the notice is published in the newspaper; and

(d) such other particulars as the Authority considers necessary.

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