Annually during the New Year's Eve period in the territory of our country the operation "New Year tree" is performed.
The purpose of this operation is strengthening of the state control over forest conservation from illegal cuttings down of coniferous plantings during the New Year's Eve period of 2009.
Gosekoinspeution in the Nikolaev area, together with regional management of forest and hunting economy and Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area agreed the plan of immediate measures for protection of coniferous plantings. Task road forces in which structure, except state inspectors on protection of surrounding habitat, the staff of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area, state forestries, public organizations and mass media is involved also are created, reports Sector of public relations of UGAI in the Nikolaev area.
According to the made plan together with the staff of GAI of Regional Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area control over checks of vehicles for the purpose of prevention of import in area of New Year trees with the overestimated level of pollution by radioactive materials will be exercised, road inspections of places of trade, transportation and realization of coniferous breeds of trees will be carried out, checks of the silvicultural enterprises for implementation by forest protection of measures for protection of coniferous plantings from illegal cuttings down, first of all selection plantations and sites of especially valuable and introduced coniferous breeds, highways, the railroads are organized, and especially in territories and objects it is natural - reserved fund.
We remind that for lawful sale of fir-trees, the business owner has to have the corresponding package of documents, namely: the consignment note from a forest area in which fir-trees were acquired, the certificate of radiation inspection of fir-trees, permission to trade that goods - the tranosportny consignment note. And also each fir-tree has to have a brand of a forest area in which it was acquired. In case of identification of violations, perpetrators will be brought to administrative responsibility, according to the Art. of Art. 64, 88-1, 153 of the Code of Ukraine about administrative violations.
If there is an established fact unauthorized выруба coniferous plantings, except the penalties, provided by the current legislation, state inspectors will add the losses caused to the state as a result of these illegal actions. Calculation of the extent of harm is carried out agrees with addition No. 1 to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ukraine of July 23, 2008 No. 665:
for a tree with a diameter up to 10 cm - 126 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 10,1-14 cm - 222 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 14,1-18 cm - 570 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 18,1-22 cm - 1170 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 22,1-26 cm - 2055 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 26,1-30 cm - 3240 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 30,1-34 cm - 4347 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 34,1-38 cm - 5535 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 38,1-42 cm - 6798 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 42,1-46 cm - 8046 UAH
for a tree with a diameter of 46,1-50 cm - 9327 UAH
Chief specialist of department of accounting,
administratively - economic and staffing,
control of performance and public relations and mass media