The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs intends to make the following Statutory Rule entitled the “The Nitrates Action Programme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018”, which is due to come into operation on 1 March 2018.
The Draft Statutory Rule shows amendments proposed to the Nitrates Action Programme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014. Its purpose is to update:
Nitrogen and Phosphorus excretion rates for poultry and
Total nitrogen and phosphorus contents of fertilisers and proportion of total phosphorus to total nitrogen in regards to pig slurries, poultry manures and some farmyard and miscellaneous manures.
A notice of the Department’s intention to make these regulations will be published in the Belfast Gazette.
If you have any comments on the content of these Regulations please make these in writing or E-mail no later than 31 January 2018.