TITLE 43 - PUBLIC LANDS: INTERIOR
SUBTITLE B - REGULATIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS
CHAPTER II - BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
SUBCHAPTER I - TECHNICAL SERVICES (9000)
PART 9260 - LAW ENFORCEMENT - CRIMINAL
subpart 9269 - TECHNICAL SERVICES
9269.3 - 5 - Timber management.
(a) Sales of forest products; general. [Reserved] (b) Non-sale disposals; general(1) Unauthorized cutting of timber-mineral and non-mineral lands. (i) The cutting or removing of the timber referred to in 5511.1 to 5511.14 of this title in any other manner than that authorized by such sections will be considered a trespass.
(ii) The cutting of timber for sale and speculation, or for use by others than the permittee, is strictly prohibited.
(iii) Where permits are secured by fraud or timber is not used in accordance with 5511.14 of this title, the Government will enforce the same civil and criminal liabilities as in other cases of timber trespass upon public lands.
(2) Unauthorized cutting of timberAlaska. The cutting of the timber from the public land in Alaska, other than in accordance with the terms of the law and 5511.2 to 5511.26 of this title shall render the persons responsible for trespass and such persons may be prosecuted criminally under title 18 U.S.C., (see 9265.5(d) of this title), or under State law.