362. Burning of heather and rough grass.

The burning of heather, rough grass, bracken, gorse or vaccinium1 is prohibited, except under licence2 issued by Natural England3 or the Welsh Ministers4 (as applicable):

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    (1)     in relation to land in England, which is within an upland area, the period from 1 October in one year to 15 April in the following year, both dates inclusive5;

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    (2)     in relation to land in Wales, which is within an upland area, the period from 1 October in one year to 31 March in the following year, both dates inclusive6;

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    (3)     in relation to land in England, which is not within an