Variations and Extension
The BCI Assurance Manual outlines, in Section 18, the specific cases and their deadlines where variations or extension requests can be submitted; such as variations request for licensing or extension of time to submit the Self-Assessment.
All requests for variations or extensions are to be submitted using this form by the Producer Unit or Large Farm Manager with clear rationale and supporting evidence where required. All variation and extension requests are decided on by the BCI Assurance Manager(s) and decisions will be communicated back to you within 5 working days of receiving the request.
The derogations process is to only be used in exceptional circumstances as outlined within the policy.