Wildlife (Amendment) Act, 2000

Decision not to make natural heritage area order.

17.—(1) Where the Minister decides, after publication in the Iris Oifigiúil of a notice pursuant to section 16 , not to make a natural heritage area order relating to the lands concerned, every person on whom that notice was served under subsection (2)(b) of that section shall be informed accordingly by the Minister.

(2) The Minister shall, when informing a person under subsection (1), state the scientific grounds on which the decision was made.