The hunting season begins - Recommendations of the Department of Forests
The Department of Forests makes recommendations to hunters due to the start of the epidemic hunting season on October 31 and to protect the forests from fires.
In a statement, he stressed that due to the weather conditions, the risk of explosion and spread of forest fire remains extremely high and urges hunters to be especially careful during their excursions, completely avoiding actions and activities that are likely to cause a fire, ie to avoid the fire. lighting a fire as well as throwing cigarette butts and lighted matches.
It is recalled that lighting a fire without permission within or at a distance of two kilometers from the edges of state forests is an offense which, according to the "Law on Forests 2012", is punishable by up to 10 years in prison or a fine of up to
€ 50.000 or both penalties together.
It is also a crime to light a fire in rural areas which, according to the "Law on Fire Prevention in the Countryside of 1988", is punishable by up to 5 years in prison or a fine of up to € 20.000 or both.
`Anyone who notices smoke or fire should call 1407 or 112 immediately.