Turf Development Act, 1981

Bog development plans.

4.—(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, an application for a development grant shall be accompanied by a plan indicating the bog development to which the application relates and such plan shall be in such form and contain such information as the Board may require.

(2) Where—

(a) an application under section 2 of this Act relates to bog development which the Board is satisfied is adequately indicated on a plan which has been received by the Board in relation to another such application, or

(b) such an application relates to a bog which is being worked for the extraction of turf for fuel and the bog development to which the application relates comprises only works which, in the opinion of the Board, are minor works, or

(c) the amount of the grant, if made, will not exceed an amount standing for the time being specified for the purposes of this paragraph by the Minister,

the Board may, if it so thinks fit, dispense the applicant from the necessity of complying with the requirements of subsection (1) of this section.