Environment and Mining Inspection Body Warns of Fines for Burning Stubbles, Pastures and Vegetation

Environment and Mining Inspection Body Warns of Fines for Burning Stubbles, Pastures and Vegetation

Due to the frequency of fires due to the high temperature conditions, RA Environment and Mining Inspection Body Warns body has issued a statement reminding about the fines prescribed for burning down stubbles, areas with vegetation and dried vegetation, pasture and grassland vegetation in agricultural, forest, forest-covered areas and natural habitats.

According to Article 85.2 of Code on Administrative Offenses, burning stubbles, areas with plant residues and dried vegetation, burning pastures and grasslands in agricultural and forest lands will result in a fine of 50 times the minimum wage (50,000 AMD) for citizens and 150,000 AMD for officials (150,000 AMD).

"Burning down stubbles, areas with plant residues and dried vegetation, burning of pastures and grasslands in the lands of forest and specially protected areas imposes a fine on citizens in the amount of one hundred times the minimum wage (100,000 AMD) and 300,000 AMD on officials (300,000 AMD)," the statement says.

July 08, 2021 at 10:26