Pastoral land generally

15 Burning of vegetation


A lessee or licensee of pastoral land must not burn any vegetation on the land (whether felled or not), or cause or permit any such vegetation to be burned,—


without the Commissioner’s prior written consent; or


otherwise than in accordance with any condition, direction, or restriction subject to which the Commissioner gave prior written consent.


Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Commissioner may for the purposes of this section enter into any agreement under section 14(2) of the Forest and Rural Fires Act 1977.


In this section, vegetation does not include timber.

Compare: 1948 No 64 s 106