Forestry Act, 1946

Definitions generally.

2.—In this Act—

the expression “the Act of 1891” means the Registration of Title Act, 1891, as amended by the Registration of Title Act, 1942 (No. 26 of 1942);

the expression “the Act of 1928” means the Forestry Act, 1928 (No. 34 of 1928);

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Lands;

the expression “the operative date” means the date on which this Act comes into operation;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;

the word “timber” means wood which is the product of any tree;

the word “tree” does not include any hazel, apple, plum, damson, pear or cherry tree grown for the value of its fruit or any ozier, but with those exceptions includes every tree of any age or any stage of growth;

the word “wood” (save in the definition of the word “timber”) includes a plantation.