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Agri-Environment Options Scheme Payments

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 7 July 2016

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Questions (282)

Pat Breen


282. Deputy Pat Breen asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine further to Parliamentary Question No. 521 of 24 May 2016 when he will issue payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [20226/16]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

The person named commenced their AEOS contract on 1 May 2015. Payments have issued in respect of the 2013-2015 Scheme years.

Payments are issued on a yearly basis following a comprehensive administrative check, including cross-checks with the Land Parcel Identification System. These checks take place in the last quarter of each year, and the 2016 scheme payment will be processed once these checks are finalised.