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Organic Farming Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Aid for organic farming

  5. 4.Determinations of amount of aid and periods for which aid is paid

  6. 5.Conditions of eligibility

  7. 6.Restrictions on acceptance of applications

  8. 7.Restrictions on payment of aid

  9. 8.Financial limits

  10. 9.Form and content of application etc

  11. 10.Power to vary undertakings

  12. 11.Amendment of approved plan

  13. 12.Change of occupation

  14. 13.Obligation to keep records

  15. 14.Obligation to permit entry and inspection

  16. 15.Withholding and recovery of aid, termination and exclusion

  17. 16.Recovery of interest

  18. 17.Recovery of payments

  19. 18.False statements

  20. 19.Offences by bodies corporate

  21. 20.Closure of the organic aid scheme under the Organic Farming Aid Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

  22. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Calculation of Aid

      1. PART I PAYMENT IN RESPECT OF AN ORGANIC PARCEL

        1. 1.AAPS eligible land and permanent crops: (a) in the first...

        2. 2.Other improved land: (a) in the first year £175 per...

        3. 3.Unimproved land: (a) in the first year £25 per hectare...

      2. PART II PAYMENT IN RESPECT OF THE ORGANIC UNIT AS A WHOLE

        1. in the first year £300 per organic unit in the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Standards to be observed

      1. 1.The beneficiary shall not plough, reseed or improve, by use...

      2. 2.The beneficiary shall avoid localised heavy stocking in the nesting...

      3. 3.The beneficiary shall not carry out field operations, such as...

      4. 4.The beneficiary shall not cultivate or apply fertilisers to the...

      5. 5.The beneficiary shall retain traditional farm boundary features, for example...

      6. 6.Ditch maintenance shall be carried out in rotation, but not...

      7. 7.The beneficiary shall maintain streams, ponds and wetland areas.

      8. 8.The beneficiary shall retain any copses, farm woodlands or groups...

      9. 9.The beneficiary shall ensure that in farming the land he...

      10. 10.The beneficiary shall abide by the Codes of Good Agricultural...

  23. Explanatory Note

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