BUSH FIRES ACT 1954
NOTICE OF EXTENSION OF PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD
EXERCISE OF DELEGATED AUTHORITY
Section 17 (7) and (7B) of the Bush Fires Act 1954 enables a Local Government to vary the Prohibited Burning Period under the Act due to seasonal conditions by periods not exceeding 14 days.
The Bush Fires Act also enables a Local Government by resolution to delegate to its President, and it’s Chief Bush Fire Control Officer, jointly these powers and duties.
In accordance with Shire of Capel Delegation Number 200, notice is given that the Prohibited Burning Period for the whole of the land district of the Shire of Capel has been extended from 1 April 2023 until 11 April 2023 inclusive, and subject to seasonal conditions may be extended again at this date.
Dated this 27 day of March 2023