(1) The primary objectives of 76-13-401 through 76-13-414 , MCA, are to:
(a) provide fire hazard reduction, protection, or management to the extent necessary for reasonable safety of the residual timber stand, future stands, and the property of others;
(b) reduce the fire hazard created by forest practices upon private forest lands, by methods found to be economical and yet accomplish the objectives; and
(c) reduce, protect or manage fire hazards within the constraints of proper land management.
(2) The purpose of this subchapter is to set forth rules implementing the fire hazard reduction or management law under the objectives stated above.