Crop Residues (Restrictions on Burning) Regulations

Applies to EnglandApplies to Wales

Title: Crop Residues (Restrictions on Burning) Regulations

Category: England and Wales Regulation

Date: 1993

Reference: SI 1993/1366 [Full text]

General Description:

This regulation, which applies to England and Wales, prohibits the burning on agricultural land of specified crop residues (unless burning is for a specified purpose), and imposes restrictions and requirements in relation to the burning of linseed residues and some exempted burning. Burning crop residues in contravention of this regulation is a punishable offence with a fine no higher than level five on the standard scale.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Agricultural Pollution, Agricultural Land, Waste

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