DARD Enforcement Policy

The DARD Enforcement Policy provides information and guidance to stakeholders on the Department’s approach to enforcement.

DARD's Enforcement Policy provides explanation and justification of the Department’s decisions and seeks to create a basis to set and publish clear standards and the criteria on which the Department bases its actions. The document outlines the principles and framework that DARD will follow to deliver consistent and proportionate enforcement and promote confidence in our enforcement process.
All strands of operational enforcement activiity with the Department have been brought together in this overarching, useful and easily accessible document.
This document is available to download by clicking the following link or alternatively, you can request a copy by writing to the address below::
Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
Better Regulation Advisory Unit
Room 516c Dundonald House
Upper Newtownards Road
Tel: 028 9052 4292  |  Fax: 028 9052 4884  |  Textphone: 028 9052 4420