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Right of Review

Please note that a decision of an Appeals Officer is final and conclusive, except in the following four circumstances,

  • An Appeals Officer may change a decision where there is new evidence, new facts or a relevant change in circumstances.

  • On request, from either party, The Director of Agriculture Appeals may revise a decision where there has been a mistake made in relation to the law or the facts of the case.

  • An appellant may wish to appeal the decision to the Office of the Ombudsman,18 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2. Tel: (01) 6395600.

  • The High Court may revise a decision on a point of law.

Contact Details

Address: Agriculture Appeals Office, Kilminchy Court, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Lo- Call: 076 1064418 Tel: (057) 8631900 Fax: (057) 8667177




Checklist before submission

  1. Scheme is covered by the Agriculture Appeals Office

    (Please check list of schemes overleaf) Yes/No

  2. Decision is within the last three months Yes/No

  3. Internal review by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

    completed, informing you of your right to appeal Yes/No

  4. All information requested has been provided (including a copy of the decision) Yes/No

You should have answered yes to all of the above