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Lighting or maintaining fires restricted

(1)     A person must not light or maintain a fire in a park.

Penalty:     20 penalty units.

Reg. 86(2) amended by S.R. No. 125/2018 reg. 38.

    (2)     Parks Victoria by determination may set aside an area of a park as an area in which a person may light or maintain a fire in a place other than a public fireplace.

    (3)     A person does not commit an offence against subregulation (1) by lighting or maintaining a fire in a park

        (a)     at a time and during a period when the lighting of fires in that park is not prohibited under any Act; and

        (b)     if the person lights or maintains the fire

              (i)     in a public fireplace; or

              (ii)     in an area that is set aside by a determination under subregulation (2), if the person acts in accordance with the determination; or

              (iii)     in or on a vessel in an area of the park that is seaward of the low water mark.

Division 1—Provisions for all areas

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