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The Agriculture (Northern Ireland) Order 1993


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Withdrawal of approval

9.—(1) The Department may, on the application of the Board before the vesting day under an approved scheme, withdraw the scheme’s approval if it is satisfied that there has been a material change of circumstances since the scheme was approved.

(2) The Department shall give the Board notice of its decision under paragraph (1) in relation to the application.

(3) Where approval in relation to a scheme is withdrawn under paragraph (1), it shall cease to be an approved scheme with effect from the date of the notice under paragraph (2).

(4) Where a scheme ceases under this Article to be an approved scheme, it shall be disregarded for the purposes of Article 5(6).

(5) Where the period within which an application under Article 5 may be made has expired before the date on which a scheme ceases under this Article to be an approved scheme, the Board may, subject to paragraph (6), make an application under that Article at any time before the end of the period of 3 months beginning with that date.

(6) The Board may not make an application by virtue of paragraph (5) within the period of 3 months immediately preceding the day on which the 1989 Scheme will, under paragraph (2) of Article 4, be revoked by paragraph (1) of that Article.

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