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Forestry Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

    1. 1.General duty of the Department

    2. 2.Principal powers of the Department

    3. 3.Provision of facilities on forestry land

    4. 4.Use or development of forestry land

    5. 5.Compulsory acquisition of land

    6. 6.Inquiries, information, etc.

    7. 7.Incidental powers

  3. PART 2 PROTECTION OF FOREST TREES FROM DAMAGE

    1. 8. Control of animals in forests

    2. 9.Control (with permission of occupier) of animals on land adjacent to forest

    3. 10.Control of animals on land adjacent to forest

    4. 11.Removal or destruction of vegetation on adjoining land

    5. 12.Protection for persons acting under sections 8 to 11

    6. 13.Burning of vegetation

    7. 14.Protection of forest trees, etc. from pests

  4. PART 3 FELLING OF TREES

    1. Restriction of felling

      1. 15.Requirement of licence for felling

      2. 16.Application for felling licence

      3. 17.Compensation on refusal of felling licence

      4. 18.Operation and conditions of felling licence

      5. 19.Deferred decision on an application for felling licence

      6. 20.Appeal against decision of Department on application for felling licence

      7. 21.Fees in connection with felling licences

    2. Restocking notice

      1. 22.Power of Department to require restocking after unauthorised felling

      2. 23.Appeal against restocking notice

    3. Enforcement of felling licence conditions and restocking notice

      1. 24.Notice to require compliance with felling licence conditions or restocking notice

      2. 25.Appeal against enforcement notice

    4. Supplementary

      1. 26.Appeals under this Part

      2. 27.Identification of trees

      3. 28.Regulations as to applications, claims and notices

      4. 29.Application of this Part to Crown land

      5. 30.Interpretation of this Part

  5. PART 4 MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. Right of access to, and byelaws for, forestry land

      1. 31.Public right of access to, and byelaws for, forestry land

    2. Powers of entry

      1. 32.Powers of entry

    3. Offences

      1. 33.Obstruction of officers, etc.

      2. 34.Prosecutions under this Act

    4. Supplementary

      1. 35.Regulations

      2. 36.Interpretation

      3. 37.Application to the Crown

      4. 38.Amendments and repeals

      5. 39.Commencement

      6. 40.Short title

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      COMPULSORY ACQUISITION OF LAND

      1. Compulsory acquisition: vesting orders

        1. 1.(1) Where the Department proposes to acquire land compulsorily it...

      2. Compulsory acquisition: procedure, etc.

        1. 2.Schedule 6 to the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972...

      3. Compulsory acquisition: land belonging to statutory bodies and inalienable land

        1. 3.The power to make a vesting order under paragraph 1...

      4. Compulsory acquisition: land containing historic monuments or archaeological object

        1. 4.(1) Nothing in this Schedule authorises the acquisition, without the...

      5. Compulsory acquisition: powers of entry

        1. 5.(1) The powers of entry conferred by section 32 are...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      REPEALS

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