Forestry ETS - Statutory Declarations

A Statutory Declaration from each owner of the land as at 1 September 2007 is required to accompany an application for an exemption of less than 50 hectares of pre-1990 forest land.

The Statutory Declaration must contain a statement to this effect:

  • The landowner of the Pre-1990 forest land to be exempted (together with any associated persons) owned less than 50 Ha of Pre-1990 forest land in total as at 1 Sep 2007.

Please either use our template for a Statutory Declaration, or seek advice from your lawyer.

Statutory Declarations are explained in full at Oaths and Declarations Act 1957. Refer to sections 9 and 11 in particular.

If you have completed your application online, please include the application reference number on the Statutory Declaration(s).

Please return the Statutory Declaration(s) to MAF

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Last Updated: 16 March 2011

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