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FSC Standards Interpretations


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FSC-STD-01-003 SLIMF


Question

What is the “area” referred to in this clause?

Normative Reference FSC-STD-01-003
Requirement(s) Clause 2.1
Published Friday, 04. July 2008
Answer

The area of a small forest shall be defined in relation to the production forest area. This means that permanent protection areas and areas with other uses within the forest management unit that are clearly indicated in the Management Plan and on the ground will not be considered when calculating the size of the unit that is applying to be classified as a SLIMF.