CONSOLIDATED LIST OF DEFINITIONS AND INTEPRETATIONS
arbitrator (in the FPA Regulations)
asset (in the FPA business plan guide)
backburn (in the FPA business plan guide) and backburning (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions)
bad faith: doing something for the wrong reason and knowing that it was wrong
chief fire officer (in the Act)
CFO (see chief fire officer)
community (in the Act)
consequence (in the FPA business plan guide)
Crew Leader: Supervisor on the actual fire line, responsible for suppression of the fire on a particular line, accountable to the Fire Boss
Department (in the Act)
designated service (in the Act)
DG (see Director-General)
Direct attack (in the FPA business plan guide)
Director-General (in the Act)
dissolution (in the FPA Regulations)
fire (in the Act)
Fire Boss: A person who assumes overall control of fighting a fire
Fire Brigade Services Act (in the FPA Regulations)
fire control line (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and fire control line (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire danger (in the Act) and fire danger (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire danger index (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire prevention plan (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire protection (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions)
fire protection association (in the Act) and fire protection association (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and fire protection association (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire protection officer (in the Act) and fire protection officer (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and fire protection officer (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire protection plan (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire restriction period (in the FPA business plan guide)
fire service (in the FPA Regulations (see also service)
fire suppression (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and fire suppression(in the FPA business plan guide)
firebreak (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and firebreak (in the FPA business plan guide)
flame length (in the FPA business plan guide)
flammability (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and flammability (in the FPA business plan guide)
forest officer (in the Act)
founding meeting (in the FPA Regulations)
FPA (see fire protection association)
FPO (see fire protection officer)
hazard (in the FPA business plan guide)
head fire (in the FPA business plan guide)
integrated development plan (in the FPA business plan guide)
integrated veldfire management plan (in the FPA business plan guide)
likelihood (in the FPA business plan guide)
loss (in the FPA business plan guide)
Minister (in the Act)
monitor (in the FPA business plan guide)
municipality (in the Act) and municipality in the guidelines to interpretation
negligence: failing to take action when you knew it was needed and knew what to do (see also negligence as described in a presentation)
on whose land a veldfire may start or burn or from whose land it may spread (how a court may interpret this)
owner (in the Act), owner (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and some examples (in a presentation on FPAs)
preparedness (in the FPA business plan guide)
prescribe (in the Act)
prescribed burning (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and prescribed burning (in the FPA business plan guide)
quorum (in the FPA Regulations)
rate of spread (in the FPA business plan guide)
readiness and response plan (in the FPA business plan guide)
reasonable (the legal test for what is reasonable)
recovery (in the FPA business plan guide)
risk: the likelihood that a veldfire of a given size and intensity will occur in a given place
service (in the Act) (see also fire service)
State forest (in the Act)
State land (in the Act)
“the Act” or “this Act” (in the Act)
umbrella association (in the FPA Regulations)
veld (in the regulations to the Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act)
veldfire (in the Act) and veldfire (an interpretation) and veldfire (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and veldfire (in the FPA business plan guide) and veldfire (decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal on whether a particular fire event was a veldfire within the meaning of the Act)
veldfire behaviour (in the FPA business plan guide)
veldfire management (in the FPA business plan guide)
veldfire management strategy (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and veldfire management strategy (in the FPA business plan guide)
veldfire risk (in the draft policy on firebreak exemptions) and veldfire risk (in the FPA business plan guide)
wildfire (in the FPA business plan guide)

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