Thursday, 2 May 2013

Questions (214)

Éamon Ó Cuív

Question:

214. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a decision will issue on an application in respect of a person (details provided ) for the disadvantaged area scheme 2012; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21081/13]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The person named is one of a number of applicants under the 2012 Disadvantaged Areas Scheme, whose cases are impacted by the requirement to have achieved a minimum stocking density of 0.3 livestock units per forage hectare in 2011 and who applied for and were refused derogation in this regard.

The person named subsequently availed of the option to appeal to the independently chaired DAS Appeals Committee. It is understood that the committee’s adjudication on this appeal will be notified to the appellant in writing in the coming days.