Forests (Regulation of Log Traders and Forestry Advisers) Regulations 2022

Part 1 Log traders

5 Fit and proper person requirements

The Forestry Authority must take into account the following matters in determining whether an applicant is a fit and proper person to be a registered log trader:

(a)

the legal status of the applicant (for example whether the applicant is a company or an unincorporated body):

(b)

whether the applicant has been placed in receivership or liquidation, or is subject to any other insolvency proceeding or process:

(c)

whether the applicant or a decision maker has—

(i)

a criminal conviction that the Authority considers is relevant to the application; or

(ii)

a relevant civil liability:

(d)

the record of non-compliance (if any) of the applicant or a decision maker:

(e)

whether the applicant or a decision maker has been or is—

(i)

disqualified from being appointed or holding office as a director of a company under the Companies Act 1993; or

(ii)

banned from being a director or promoter of an incorporated or unincorporated body under the Takeovers Act 1993 or the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013; or

(iii)

disqualified from being appointed as a trustee under the Trusts Act 2019.