However, timber may be harvested by the developer upon agreement
with the contract holder. In such instances, all commercial timber
harvested must be earmarked for the wood processing companies that
hold forest rights to the land.
Public lands allocated for wind energy production
are subject to regulatory provisions adopted under the Act respecting
lands in the domain of the State to the extent that these provisions
are compatible with the program.
Regulations in effect regarding forest management
in public forests must also be followed (Regulation respecting
standards of forest management for forests in the domain of the
State [RNI], etc.).
The program does not apply to authorizations and
land rights granted for installation of wind measurement instruments,
or to agreements on wind farm construction signed by the government,
its representatives, and third parties prior to the program taking