(1) Notwithstanding anything in the Justices Act 1959 to the contrary, proceedings in respect of an offence against this Act may be commenced at any time within a period of 3 years after the time when the offence is alleged to have been committed.
(2) A complaint in respect of an offence against this Act may be made by
(a) the chief forest practices officer; or
(b) a police officer; or
(c) any other person who is authorized by the Authority, in writing, to make complaints under this Act.
(3) In the exercise of their powers and the performance of their functions under this section, the chief forest practices officer and the persons referred to in subsection (2)(c) are subject to the direction of the Authority.