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The Nitrates Action Programme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010

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PART 6Record keeping and compliance monitoring

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20.—(1) On all holdings the controller shall keep sufficient records available for inspection by the Department as detailed in paragraphs (2) to (4).

(2) The records shall be kept so as to allow the following information to be ascertained on an annual basis—

(a)the controller of the land for the calendar year in question;

(b)the total agricultural area including the size and location of each field;

(c)the cropping regimes and their individual areas;

(d)the soil nitrogen supply index for cropping areas other than grassland as estimated in accordance with the fertiliser technical standards;

(e)the number of livestock kept on the holding, their species and type, and the length of time for which they were kept on the holding;

(f)the capacity of livestock manure storage, and where applicable the details of rented storage, farmyard manure production, out wintered livestock, manure separation and manure processing facilities utilised;

(g)the details of any rental or contractual agreement to demonstrate compliance with regulations 16(1)(c) and 16(1)(d);

(h)the quantity of each type of nitrogen fertiliser moved on or off the holding, the amount of each type of nitrogen fertiliser applied, the certified nitrogen content of the chemical fertiliser, the total nitrogen content per tonne of other organic manures as declared in accordance with regulations 8(5) and 9(6), the date of that movement and, in the case of organic manure, the name and address of the consignee, the consignor and any third party transporter of the manure; and

(i)evidence of the right to graze common land.

(3) Records under paragraph (2) of this regulation shall be prepared for each calendar year by 30 June of the following year and shall be retained for a period of 5 years from that date.

(4) The controller of a derogated holding shall retain the fertilisation plan and fertilisation account for each calendar year for that derogated holding for 5 years from the date upon which they were prepared or submitted to the Department, whichever is the later.

Duty of the controller not to provide false or misleading information

21.  The controller shall not compile records which are false or misleading to a material extent or furnish any such false or misleading records or any notice or other document for the purposes of these Regulations.

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