Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme: intensive farming

Guidance about the Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme available under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010.


EPR Intensive Farming - Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme

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This guidance describes what the Pig and Poultry Assurance Scheme is and what the benefits are of joining. It specifies who can join the scheme and how, and when a farm may be expelled from the scheme.

Published 5 March 2013
Last updated 25 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance for 2016.
  2. New information has been added about: * the amount of money that farmers save * sites of high public interest have been added to the eligibility criteria * confirmation that if a permit is varied the farm stays in the scheme
  3. First published.