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Terms and Conditions for Forestry On-line System

 Afforestation Scheme

  • I am a 'Registered Forester' within the meaning of the Department Register of Qualified Foresters and Forestry Companies Agreement and agree to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Registration of Foresters including all Forestry Standards outlined therein.
  • I hereby request approval for this Afforestation Proposal.
  • I declare that the proposal meets the conditions of the Afforestation Scheme, detailed in the Afforestation Scheme document as approved under the NDP 2007-2013 and that the proposal is in compliance with the Department's Forestry Schemes Manual, the Forest Service Environmental Guidelines and Code of Best Forest Practice.
  • I declare that this application is compliant with all National and EU Legislation.
  • I agree to provide all relevant documentation including mapping in support of this application for the development of the lands in question.
  • I agree that I have surveyed the lands in question and have prepared the certified species map in accordance with current mapping standards.
  • I understand that I must not undertake any forestry work, preliminary or otherwise, before I receive written approval from the Forest Service. Otherwise there will be no entitlement to the Afforestation Grant.

DECLARATION BY BENEFICIARY

I/We understand that in accordance with the European Union Guidelines for state aid in the agriculture and forestry sector and in rural areas 2014 - 2020 data of beneficiaries of funding under the Forestry Programme 2014 - 2020 will be published and may be processed by auditing and investigating bodies of the European Union. This information will be published on the Departments website and will include the full text of the notified aid scheme and it's implementing provisions, the granting authority, the names of the individual beneficiaries, the form (in particular the aid instrument) and amount of aid granted to each beneficiary, the date of granting, the type of undertaking (SME/ large enterprise), the region (at NUTS level II) in which the beneficiary is located and the principal economic sector in which the beneficiary has its activities, at NACE group level. This will only apply to beneficiaries where the cumulative aid amount granted at financial approval is greater than €60,000 for beneficiaries active in primary agriculture production and €500,000 for others for the amount of aid granted at the time of financial approval discounted at the rate applicable at the time (currently 5%).

Such information will be published after the granting decision has been taken and will be kept for at least 10 years and shall be available for the general public without restrictions. These records must be maintained for 10 years from the date of award of the aid and must be provided to the Commission upon request.

I/We also understand that all personal data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003

Forest Environment Protection (FEPS)
  • I am a 'Registered Forester' within the meaning of the Department Register of Qualified Foresters and Forestry Companies Agreement and agree to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Registration of Foresters including all Forestry Standards outlined therein.
  • I hereby request approval for this Forest Environment Protection (FEPS) Proposal.
  • I declare that the proposal meets the conditions of the Forest Environment Protection (FEPS) Scheme, is in compliance with the Department's Forestry Schemes Manual, the Forest Service Environmental Guidelines and Code of Best Forest Practice.
  • I declare that this application is compliant with all National and EU Legislation.
  • I agree to provide all relevant documentation including mapping in support of this application for the development of the lands in question.
  • I agree that I have surveyed the lands in question and have prepared the certified species map in accordance with current mapping standards.
  • I understand that I must not undertake any forestry work, preliminary or otherwise, before I receive written approval from the Forest Service. Otherwise there will be no entitlement to the Forest Environment Protection (FEPS) Grant.
     
     
     

Forest Road Scheme
  • I am a 'Registered Forester' within the meaning of the Department Register of Qualified Foresters and Forestry Companies Agreement and agree to comply with the Terms and Conditions of Registration of Foresters including all Forestry Standards outlined therein.
  • I hereby request approval for this Forest Road Proposal.
  • I declare that the proposal meets the conditions of the Forest Road Scheme, is in compliance with the Department's Forestry Schemes Manual, Forest Road Manual COFORD, the Forest Service Environmental Guidelines and Code of Best Forest Practice.
  • I declare that this application is compliant with all National and EU Legislation.
  • I agree to provide all relevant documentation including mapping in support of this application for the development of the Road in question.
  • I agree that I have surveyed the lands in question and have prepared the required maps in accordance with current mapping standards.
  • I understand that I must not undertake any Road works, preliminary or otherwise, before I receive written approval from the Forest Service. Otherwise there will be no entitlement to the Forest Road Grant.