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The Rural Stewardship Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Payments of aid to enhance the environment

  5. 4.Applications for aid

  6. 5.Crofters common grazings

  7. 6.Restrictions on acceptance of applications for aid

  8. 7.Determination of applications for aid

  9. 8.Rates of payment

  10. 9.Claims and payment

  11. 10.Change of occupation of land

  12. 11.Powers of authorised persons

  13. 12.Breaches of undertakings etc.

  14. 13.Other cases in which recovery etc. powers apply

  15. 14.Powers of recovery etc. of the Scottish Ministers

  16. 15.Recovery of interest

  17. 16.Sums payable to the Scottish Ministers to be recoverable as a debt

  18. 17.Offences and penalties

  19. 18.Right of appeal and consequential amendment

  20. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART I THE STANDARD OF GOOD FARMING PRACTICE

        1. 1.On rough grazings, unimproved grassland, reverted improved grassland, machair and...

        2. 2.The removal or clearance of drystone or flagstone dykes or...

        3. 3.No hedge trimming may be carried out in the period...

        4. 4.Scottish Natural Heritage must be notified of any intended operations...

        5. 5.If a new silage or slurry storage facility is constructed...

        6. 6.Prior authorisation must be obtained from the Scottish Environment Protection...

      2. PART II GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

        1. 1.To avoid damage to the environmental interest of rough grazings,...

        2. 2.Pesticides, lime or fertiliser (including farmyard manure and slurry) must...

        3. 3.Injurious weeds to which the Weeds Act 1959 applies must...

        4. 4.Muirburn may only be carried out in accordance with guidance...

        5. 5.The damage or destruction of any of historic or archaeological...

        6. 6.Guidance approved by the Scottish Ministers must be followed for...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CAPITAL ACTIVITIES

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      RATES OF PAYMENT FOR ACTIVITIES

      1. PART I MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

      2. PART II CAPITAL ACTIVITIES

      3. PART III RATES OF PAYMENT

      4. PART IV LIMITS (APPLYING TO THE WHOLE IACS BUSINESS)

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      INTERPRETATION OF SCHEDULES

  21. Explanatory Note

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