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Disposing of trees and plants affected by disease or pests: RPS 71

When you can exceed the burning and storage limits in waste exemption D7 to burn trees and plants affected by disease or pests in the open.

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If you comply with the conditions in this regulatory position statement (RPS) you can:

  • burn trees and plants affected by disease or pests in the open under a Plant Health Notice

  • exceed the burning and storage limits in Waste exemption: D7 burning waste in the open

Published 13 November 2012
Last updated 14 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. This RPS has been amended to allow trees and plants affected by disease or pests to be burnt in the open under a Plant Health Notice.

  2. This RPS is now valid until August 2020.

  3. First published.