Minister announces review of the Agriculture Appeals Act

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Michael for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced the commencement of a review of the Agriculture Appeals Act, 2001.

"The Programme for a Partnership Government provided for a review of the Agriculture Appeals Act 2001, to ensure the independence and efficiency of the office in dealing with appeals from farmers. In fulfilment of this undertaking, I have established a review committee to carry out the review and furnish its report, to include recommendations as regards the legislation governing and the future operation of, the Agriculture Appeals Office, to me by the end of this year,” said Minister Creed.
“In order to ensure that the review is as comprehensive as possible, consultation will take place with relevant stakeholders,” he said.

In this regard, written submissions for consideration by the Committee may be sent by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or by post to Agriculture Appeals Act Review, Corporate Affairs Division, Floor 6East, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Agriculture House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 WK 12. The closing date for receipt of submissions is 5.30pm on Friday, October 6.

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