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FOREST PRACTICES ACT 1985 - SECT 4G

4G. Monitoring and enforcement of Act and Forest Practices Code

(1) The Authority is responsible for –

(a) monitoring the degree of compliance with this Act and the Forest Practices Code; and

(b) where it finds instances of non-compliance, causing appropriate enforcement action to be taken.

(2) To discharge its responsibility under subsection (1)(b), the Authority may do any of the following:

(a) through the chief forest practices officer and other persons who it authorizes for the purpose, cause complaints to be made in respect of offences under this Act;

(b) for the offences referred to in section 47B, exercise the Authority's powers under that section;

(c) have forest practices officers investigate instances of suspected non-compliance, with a view to having the officers exercise their powers under section 41;

(d) take, or cause to be taken, any other enforcement measures that may be authorized by this or any other Act.



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