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FOREST PRACTICES ACT 1985 - SECT 48

48. Evidence

(1) In any proceedings under this Act, the production of a certificate purporting to be signed by the chairperson of the Board stating that, at a time or during a period specified in the certificate –

(a) a person specified in the certificate was or was not the chief forest practices officer; or

(b) a person specified in the certificate was or was not a forest practices officer; or

(c) a person specified in the certificate was or was not appointed under section 38 as an officer for the purposes of this Act; or

(d) a person specified in the certificate was authorized under this Act to take an action specified in the certificate; or

(e) there was or was not a certified forest practices plan in existence in respect of land described in the certificate; or

(f) land described in the certificate was a private timber reserve –

is evidence of the matter stated in the certificate.
(2) For the purpose of subsection (1)(e) and (f), land may be described by means of a verbal description or a plan, or both.
(3) A certificate under subsection (1) may contain any one or more of the statements that may be made under that subsection.



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