Forestry updates

Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisors) Amendment Bill
28 Jul 20

The Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisors) Amendment Bill (the Bill) passed its third reading in Parliament on 22 July and is now awaiting Royal Assent. The Bill amends the Forests Act 1949 (the Act) by adding a new Part 2A and implementing ...

Recent Prosecutions of Forestry Companies
24 Feb 20

Flooding in some regions of New Zealand over the past few years has highlighted the need for careful environmental management and monitoring of forestry estates, particularly in areas where there is a high risk of erosion due to the underlying terrain. Several forestry companies have ...

The Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018: What it means for the forestry industry
26 Oct 18

On 22 October 2018, the much publicised Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 (Amendment Act) and the Overseas Investment Regulations 2018 (Regulations) came into force. The Amendment Act represents a dramatic shift in how overseas investment in forestry will be considered under the overseas investment regime. ...

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