5511.4 Prohibited acts.§ 5511.4 Prohibited acts.
(a) In addition to the prohibited acts listed in § 5462.2, the acts or omissions listed in paragraph (b) will render the person(s) responsible liable to the United States in a civil action for trespass and such persons may be prosecuted criminally.
(b) The following acts are prohibited:
(1) Obtaining any free use permit or taking any timber, trees, or other vegetative resources through falsifying, concealing, or covering up by any trick, scheme, or device a material fact, or making any false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations, or making or using any false, fictitious or fraudulent statement or entry, including altering of any free use permit or using a reproduction of any official load tags.
(3) Violating any of the terms and conditions of a free use permit.
(4) Exporting timber cut under a free use permit from the State in which it was cut, except as provided in § 5511.1-1(e).
(5) The cutting of timber under a free use permit for sale, barter, speculation, or use by others than the permittee.[60 FR 50451, Sept. 29, 1995, as amended at 62 FR 51377, Oct. 1, 1997]