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37[F1 Advisory committees].E+W+S

[F2(1)For the purposes of advising the appropriate forestry authority as to the performance of their functions under section 1(3) and Part II of this Act, and such other functions as the appropriate forestry authority may from time to time determine—

F3(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(b)the appropriate forestry authority shall continue to maintain a regional advisory committee for each conservancy (within the meaning of Part II of this Act) in [F4England and Wales].]

F5(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)The [F6appropriate forestry authority] shall—

(a)in considering whether to refuse a felling licence under Part II of this Act, or to grant it unconditionally or subject to any conditions; and

(b)in considering whether to give felling directions under the said Part II,

take into account any advice tendered by the regional advisory committee for the conservancy in which are growing the trees to which the felling licence applied for, or the directions proposed to be given, relate.

38 Composition etc. of advisory committees.E+W+S

[F7(1)F8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(1A)The chairman and other members of each regional advisory committee shall be appointed by the appropriate forestry authority.

(1B)A chairman or member appointed under subsection F9... (1A) shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of the instrument by which they are appointed.]

F10(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)Each regional advisory committee shall consist of not less than seven nor more than [F11twelve] members, and of those members (other than the chairman) not less than four shall be persons appointed by the [F12appropriate forestry authority] after consultation with organisations appearing to them to represent the interests of owners of woodlands and timber merchants respectively and organisations concerned with the study and promotion of forestry.

(4)F13... [F14The appropriate forestry authority may pay to the members of a regional advisory committee,] such allowances as they may with the consent of the Treasury determine.

F15(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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