Written Answers. - Super-Levy Regulations.


asked the Minister for Agriculture if an existing dairy farmer will be allowed supplement his existing milk quota if he rents or leases another farm on which there exists a quota and whose owner has temporarily gone out of the dairy business due to disease or otherwise, if the quota on the rented farm will be fully accredited to the tenant/lessee, and if he will make a statement on this situation.

Under the super-levy regulations a person who leases a farm which has a milk quota attached is entitled to that quota. If the lease is in respect of an entire holding all of the milk quota attached to the holding will transfer to the lessee for the duration of the lease. If only part of a holding is involved the quota to be transferred will be in proportion to the area leased which has been used for milk production during 1983.