06/22/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/21/2022 16:51
The Chairperson of the Primary Production Committee is now calling for public submissions on the Forests (Legal Harvest Assurance) Amendment Bill.
The bill would amend the Forests Act 1949 to establish a legal harvest system. This system aims to provide assurance that timber supplied and traded has been harvested legally. The legal harvest system would:
The bill would also establish offences, penalties, and search powers to enforce the requirements of the legal harvest system.
Tell the Primary Production Committee what you think
Make a submissionon the billby 11.59pm on Wednesday, 3 August 2022.
For more details about the bill:
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Primary Production Committee Secretariat