Fire and Emergency New Zealand Bill

  • enacted

Fire seasons

53 Prohibited or restricted fire seasons

(1)

FENZ may, by public notice, declare, for any area,—

(a)

a prohibited fire season:

(b)

a restricted fire season.

(2)

An area that is not in a prohibited or restricted fire season is in an open season.

(3)

FENZ may, by public notice, amend or revoke a declaration that it has made under subsection (1).

(4)

FENZ may, by public notice, impose restrictions on the lighting of fires in open air on public conservation land that is in an area that is in a restricted fire season.

(5)

A restriction under subsection (4) applies to the lighting of fires in open air other than in accordance with a permit granted under regulations made under section 151.

Compare: 1977 No 52 s 22