Agriculture Appeals Act, 2001

Representations under National Beef Assurance Scheme Act, 2000.

12.—(1) Where representations are made to the Minister under section 15(2) or 16(2) of the National Beef Assurance Scheme Act, 2000 , the Minister shall upon receipt of such representations refer them, as soon as may be, to the Director for advice.

(2) The Director shall, within 28 days of receipt of such representations, consider them and advise the Minister.

(3) The Minister shall have regard to any advice given to him or her under this section before refusing an application for the grant of, or revoking, a certificate of approval under the aforesaid Act.