Tuesday, 19 May 2009
Department of Agriculture and Food
The initial application received on the 15 May 2008 requested the transfer of 33.41 Single Payment entitlements under the 2008 scheme year from the first person named to his son by way of gift. This application was fully processed and payment for the 2008 scheme year issued in full. The first person named subsequently submitted an application on the 6 February 2009 requesting that the above transfer be applied retrospectively to the 2006 scheme year. This application was accepted and the transfer has been fully processed. Outstanding payments for the scheme years 2006 and 2007 will issue shortly.
Question 373: To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when the REP scheme four payment for 2008 will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19612/09]
The person concerned is an applicant under the Farm Improvement Scheme. My Department is processing the application concerned and a decision will be made as soon as possible.