Dáil Éireann - Volume 598 - 02 March, 2005
Written Answers. - Grant Payments.
Mr. Naughten Mr. Naughten
195. Mr. Naughten asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the total value and number of uncashed cheques issued by her Department in each of the past five years; the elements which are EU and State funds in each respective year; the purposes for which these funds are utilised; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7274/05]
Mary Coughlan Mary Coughlan
Mary Coughlan: The details of cheques that were uncashed, that is, out of date and not re-issued, as at 31 December 2004 for the calendar years 2002, 2003 and 2004 are set out in the following table:
 As this information is drawn from the Department’s new accounts system, which was installed in July 2001, the same data are not available for 2000 and 2001. The funds remain on account until such time as a cheque is re-issued on request.
Dáil Éireann 598 Written Answers. Grant Payments.