Dairy Inspection Fee
Under the Milk (Miscellaneous Provision) Act, 1979, a levy is payable on all milk purchased for processing. The levy is intended to cover the cost of the Department's inspection regime within the dairy sector. The rate of levy currently stands at 0.1 cent per litre.
Further information can be obtained from Milk and Meat Hygiene/ABP Division, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Grattan Business Centre, Dublin Road, Portlaoise. Tel: 057 8694356. The Section's web-pages can be found at www.agriculture.gov.ie .