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Donegal County Council Language Scheme

 

REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS

 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ACT 2003

 

PREPARATION OF DRAFT SCHEME

2017-2020

 

Donegal County Council has begun to draw up a new draft scheme in accordance with Section 11 of the Official Languages Act 2003.  The primary objective of the Act is to ensure better availability and a higher standard of public services through Irish.

 

Donegal County Council now wishes to invite submissions in relation to the preparation of the draft scheme from any interested parties.  Submissions should ideally not exceed 4,000 words (c. 8 pages).  Submissions can be made in either official language, or both.  Preferrably, submissions, which will be made available on Donegal County Council’s website, should be forwarded electronically to sdaimhin@donegalcoco.ie.

 

Alternatively, they may be posted to

Seán Ó Daimhín, Oifigeach Forbartha Gaeilge, Comhairle Contae Dhún na nGall, Teach an Chontae, Leifear, Contae Dhún na nGall. F93 Y622

 

Submissions may also be handed in to any of our Public Service Centres, clearly marked with the above address.

 

The current Language Scheme of Donegal County Council 2014 - 2017 can be accessed at the link below.

 

The latest date for receipt of submissions is 4.30pm on Friday, 10th March, 2017.

 

Further information in relation to the Act is available on the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs website www.ahrrga.gov.ie or on the website of the Office of the Coimisinéir Teanga www.coimisineir.ie.

 

 

Donegal County Council Language Scheme 2014 - 2015

 

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