|Gives the licence holder the unique right to explore a given area, based on a 1% inventory of harvestable species. Meant to do a pre-scoping of the area before the company applies for a concession.
|Harvesting licences (different types): • Concessions • Community Forests and Communal Wood Cutting Permits • Incidental Cutting Licences (ICL)
|• Concession rights, according to size and duration for short, medium and long term. • Harvesting licences for forest communities’ own use. • ICL’s are restricted to salvage logging areas and conversion forests.
|Annual cutting plan (jaar kapplan)
|Annual cutting plan or harvest plan, based on Forest management plan (including inventories of harvestable trees, and detailed layout of skidding roads, taking into account the maximum allowable cut, selection of trees to be felled, and maps). The concessionaire sends this plan to SBB for approval. An approved cutting plan forms the basis of production control by SBB.
|Made by company, approved by SBB
|Cutting Register (Kapregister)
|A cutting register is a format that shall be filled out by the concessionaire or timber exploiting company, for each tree or log.
|Proof of payment of retribution tax, to be paid on extracted timber.
|SBB – tax directorate
|Way bill (Vervoerbiljet)
|The way bill is a document for the timber harvesting company to declare the extraction of timber from the concession. Its purpose is to register the origin of products. The timber extracting company (transporter) has to report to each SBB sign post they pass. SBB officials check whether the transported logs correspond with the way bill.
|Signed by concessionaire and transporter. To be approved by SBB