Contents

This is the contents list for the Code.

1BACKGROUND
2REGULATION OF BURNING & CUTTING
2.1Introduction
2.2Muirburn Season
2.3Burning Do’s and Don’ts
2.4Cutting
2.5Public Funding and Payments - Conditions
2.6Tenanted Land
3PROTECTED AREAS AND SPECIES, AND SENSITIVE AREAS
3.1Protected Areas
3.2Protected Species
3.3Sensitive Areas
3.4Fire-Free Areas
4PLANNING FOR MUIRBURN – General Considerations
5BURNING
5.1Management by Fire
5.2Fire and its impacts
5.3Burning Plan
5.4Liaison with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service (SFRS)
5.5Fire Control Equipment
5.6Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
6CUTTING
6.1Management by Cutting
6.2Where cutting can be used
6.3Cutting equipment
7GOOD PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
7.1Management of Peatland
7.2Muirburn for Grazing Management
7.3Muirburn for Grouse Moor Management
8CONTACTS
9SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION