Timber Regulations 1948

  • revoked
  • Timber Regulations 1948: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).

Reprint
as at 6 November 2008

Timber Regulations 1948

(SR 1948/211)

  • Timber Regulations 1948: revoked, on 6 November 2008, by clause 3 of the Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367).


Note

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this eprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this eprint, together with other explanatory material about this eprint.

These regulations are administered by the State Forest Service.


PURSUANT to the Forests Act 1921-22, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, doth hereby make the following regulations.

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  • These regulations may be cited as the Timber Regulations 1948.

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  • These regulations shall come into force on the day following notification in the Gazette of the making thereof.

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  • In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Forests Act 1921-22

    Building timber means timber that is manufactured into sizes, shapes, and qualities required for light building construction and general purpose uses

    Building timber: this definition was substituted, as from 19 October 1951, by regulation 2 Timber Regulations 1948, Amendment No 3 (SR 1951/232).

    Conservator means a Conservator of Forests appointed under the Act, and includes any person for the time being appointed to perform the duties of a Conservator

    Director means the Director of Forestry appointed under the Act; and includes any person for the time being appointed to perform the duties of the Director under these regulations

    National Grading Rules means the New Zealand Standard Specification for Classification and Grading of New Zealand Building Timber (National Grading Rules) issued by the New Zealand Standards Institute under the authority of the Minister of Scientific and Industrial Research bearing date October, 1938, and number NZSS 169, and includes any amendment thereof which has been or may hereafter be issued or any specification which may hereafter be issued in substitution therefor

    Sawmiller includes the owner of any sawmill, any person acting or apparently acting in the general management or control of any sawmill, and any timber merchant or agent of any sawmiller.

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  • (1) No person shall sell, agree to sell, or offer for sale any beech timber which is the product of trees of the Nothofagus species without designating the particular species from which it has been produced. Such designation shall be in accordance with the terms set out hereunder:—

    Designation of Beech Timbers
    Designation of Timber.Botanical Name of Species.
     Mountain beechNothofagus cliffortiodes.
     Red beechNothofagus fusca.
     Silver beechNothofagus menziesii.
     Black beechNothofagus solanderi.
     Hard beechNothofagus truncata.

    (2) In the case of silver beech timber, the designation shall include the name of the land district in which it was grown:

    Provided that any silver beech timber grown in the Southland or Otago Land Districts shall be designated Southland silver beech.

    (3) [Revoked]

    (4) [Revoked]

    Subsection (3) was revoked, as from 26 May 1950, by regulation 3 Timber Regulations 1948, Amendment No 2 (SR 1950/78).

    Subsection (4) was revoked, as from 4 August 1966, by regulation 3 Timber Regulations 1948, Amendment No 4 (SR 1966/130).

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  • Any application for a permit or approval under these regulations may be refused or may be granted subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be specified in the permit or approval.

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  • (1) Any applicant for a permit or approval under these regulations shall furnish such information and particulars as may be necessary to enable his application to receive proper consideration.

    (2) Any person or company holding stocks of timber shall supply such particulars thereof in such form and at such time as the Director may require.

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  • No person carrying on business as a sawmiller or as a timber-merchant, and no person who in the course of his business sells building timber, shall, whether directly or by his agent, sell, agree to sell, offer for sale, or otherwise dispose of any building timber being the product of rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum), miro (Podocarpus ferrugineus), matai (Podocarpus spicatus), or totara (Podocarpus totara) unless it is classified and graded and the classification and grading complies with the provisions of the National Grading Rules.

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  • Every person who with intent to deceive makes any false or misleading statement or any material omission in any communication or application or who neglects or fails to supply any information or particulars required by these regulations commits an offence against these regulations.

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  • Every person who acts in contravention of these regulations commits an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a penalty as follows:—

    • (a) In the case of an individual, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one month or to a fine not exceeding £100, and if the offence is a continuing one to a further fine not exceeding £10 for every day during which the offence continues, or to both such imprisonment and such fine:

    • (b) In the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding £500, and if the offence is a continuing one to a further fine not exceeding £50 for every day during which the offence continues.

T J SHERRARD,

Clerk of the Executive Council.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 23rd day of December, 1948.


Contents

  • 1General

  • 2About this eprint

  • 3List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)


Notes
1 General
  • This is an eprint of the Timber Regulations 1948. It incorporates all the amendments to the regulations as at 6 November 2008. The list of amendments at the end of these notes specifies all the amendments incorporated into this eprint since 3 September 2007. Relevant provisions of any amending enactments that contain transitional, savings, or application provisions are also included, after the Principal enactment, in chronological order.

2 About this eprint
  • This eprint has not been officialised. For more information about officialisation, please see Making online legislation official under Status of legislation on this site in the About section of this website.

3 List of amendments incorporated in this eprint (most recent first)
  • Regulations Revocation Order 2008 (SR 2008/367): clause 3