Nutrients Action Programme (NAP) Derogation 2019-2022

Date published: 26 January 2021

Last updated: 30 April 2021

In 2019 Northern Ireland was successful in applying to the European Commission to renewal a Derogation from the Nitrates Directive permitting the land application of up to 250kg N per hectare per year from grazing livestock manure under certain conditions.  This Derogation, for the period 2019 to 2022, is also implemented through the NAP Regulations.

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