Defence Scheme 2017-2020 under Section 15 of the Official Languages Act, 2003

This Scheme was prepared by the Department of Defence pursuant to section 15 of the Official Languages Act, 2003. Section 15 provides for the periodic review of the scheme in place and the preparation and presentation, for confirmation by the Minister of Community Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, of a new draft scheme. The new scheme will outline the services that will be provided through the media of Irish and English (collectively and individually), and the measures to be adopted to ensure that any service not provided by the Department through the medium of Irish will be provided in an agreed timeframe. Click here to view the full document