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The Farm Woodland Premium Scheme Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Farm Woodland Premium Scheme Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2000 and come into force on 21st August 2000.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.


2.  In these Regulations “the Scheme” means the Farm Woodland Premium Scheme 1997(1).


3.  These Regulations apply–

(a)to any application for grant under the Scheme made on or after 21 August 2000; and

(b)to any application for grant under the Scheme made before that date in relation to which no approval has been issued where the applicant confirms in writing that they wish the application to be treated as if it were an application made on or after that date.

Amendment of the Farm Woodland Premium Scheme 1997

4.—(1) In paragraph 2(1) (interpretation) of the Scheme there is inserted–

(a)after the definition of “Council Regulation 3508/92”–

“Council Regulation 1257/1999” means Council Regulation (EC) No. 1257/1999 of 17 May 1999 on support for rural development from the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF) and amending and repealing certain Regulations(2);; and

(b)after the definition of “occupier”–

“the Plan” means the rural development plan drawn up in relation to Scotland and submitted in accordance with Article 41 of Council Regulation 1257/1999;.

(2) After paragraph 8(f) (requirements for persons taking part in the Scheme) of the Scheme, there is inserted–

(fa)comply with any requirement by reference to which grant may be paid under this Scheme included in the Plan approved in accordance with Council Regulation 1257/1999;.


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,


18th August 2000

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