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Commission Regulation (EU) No 702/2014 of 25 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid in the agricultural and forestry sectors and in rural areas compatible with the internal market in application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I COMMON PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.Scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

    3. Article 3.Conditions for exemption

    4. Article 4.Notification thresholds

    5. Article 5.Transparency of aid

    6. Article 6.Incentive effect

    7. Article 7.Aid intensity and eligible costs

    8. Article 8.Cumulation

    9. Article 9.Publication and information

    10. Article 10.Avoidance of double publication

  3. CHAPTER II PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS

    1. Article 11.Withdrawal of the benefit of the block exemption

    2. Article 12.Reporting

    3. Article 13.Monitoring

  4. CHAPTER III CATEGORIES OF AID

    1. SECTION 1 Aid in favour of SMEs active in primary agricultural production, the processing of agricultural products and the marketing of agricultural products

      1. Article 14.Aid for investments in tangible assets or intangible assets on agricultural holdings linked to primary agricultural production

      2. Article 15.Aid for agricultural land consolidation

      3. Article 16.Aid for investments concerning the relocation of farm buildings

      4. Article 17.Aid for investments in connection with the processing of agricultural products and the marketing of agricultural products

      5. Article 18.Start-up aid for young farmers and the development of small farms

      6. Article 19.Start-up aid for producer groups and organisations in the agricultural sector

      7. Article 20.Aid for the participation of producers of agricultural products in quality schemes

      8. Article 21.Aid for knowledge transfer and information actions

      9. Article 22.Aid for advisory services

      10. Article 23.Aid for farm replacement services

      11. Article 24.Aid for promotion measures in favour of agricultural products

      12. Article 25.Aid to compensate for damage caused by adverse climatic event which can be assimilated to a natural disaster

      13. Article 26.Aid for the costs of the prevention, control and eradication of animal diseases and plant pests and aid to make good the damage caused by animal diseases or plant pests

      14. Article 27.Aids to the livestock sector and aid for fallen stock

      15. Article 28.Aid for the payment of insurance premiums

    2. SECTION 2 Aid for investments in favour of conservation of cultural and natural heritage located on agricultural holdings

      1. Article 29.Aid for investments in favour of the conservation of cultural and natural heritage located on agricultural holdings

    3. SECTION 3 Aid to make good the damage caused by natural disasters in the agricultural sector

      1. Article 30.Aid to make good the damage caused by natural disasters in the agricultural sector

    4. SECTION 4 Aid for research and development in the agricultural and forestry sectors

      1. Article 31.Aid for research and development in the agricultural and forestry sectors

    5. SECTION 5 Aid in favour of forestry

      1. Article 32.Aid for afforestation and the creation of woodland

      2. Article 33.Aid for agroforestry systems

      3. Article 34.Aid for the prevention and restoration of damage to forests from forest fire, natural disasters, adverse climatic events which can be assimilated to a natural disaster, other adverse climatic events, plant pests and catastrophic events

      4. Article 35.Aid for investments improving the resilience and environmental value of forest ecosystems

      5. Article 36.Aid for disadvantages related to Natura 2000 forest areas

      6. Article 37.Aid for forest-environmental and climate services and forest conservation

      7. Article 38.Aid for knowledge transfer and information actions in the forestry sector

      8. Article 39.Aid for advisory services in the forestry sector

      9. Article 40.Aid for investments in infrastructure related to the development, modernisation or adaptation of the forestry sector

      10. Article 41.Aid for investments in forestry technologies and in processing, mobilising and marketing of forestry products

      11. Article 42.Conservation of genetic resources in forestry

      12. Article 43.Aid for forestry land consolidation

    6. SECTION 6 Aids in favour of SMEs in Rural Areas co-financed by the EAFRD or granted as additional national financing to such co-financed measures

      1. Article 44.Aid for investments concerning the processing of agricultural products into non-agricultural products or the production of cotton

      2. Article 45.Business start-up aid for non-agricultural activities in rural areas

      3. Article 46.Aid for advisory services for SMEs in rural areas

      4. Article 47.Aid for knowledge transfer and information actions in favour of SMEs in rural areas

      5. Article 48.Aid for new participation of active farmers in quality schemes for cotton and foodstuffs

      6. Article 49.Aid for information and promotion activities concerning cotton and foodstuffs covered by a quality scheme

  5. CHAPTER IV TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 50.Repeal

    2. Article 51.Transitional provisions

    3. Article 52.Entry into force and applicability

  6. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      DEFINITION OF MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

      1. Article 1.Enterprise

      2. Article 2.Staff headcount and financial ceilings determining enterprise categories

      3. Article 3.Types of enterprise taken into consideration in calculating staff numbers and financial amounts

      4. Article 4.Data used for the staff headcount and the financial amounts and reference period

      5. Article 5.Staff headcount

      6. Article 6.Establishing the data of an enterprise

    2. ANNEX II

      INFORMATION REGARDING STATE AID EXEMPTED UNDER THIS REGULATION

      1. PART I

      2. PART II Please indicate under which provision of this Regulation the aid is implemented

    3. ANNEX III

      Provisions for the publication of information as laid down in Article 9(2)

      1. Member States shall organise their comprehensive State aid websites, on...

      2. The following information on individual aid award as laid down...

      3. Reference of the identification number of the aid; Name of...

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