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The Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and application

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Applications for payment of less favoured area support

  5. 4.Eligibility for payment of less favoured area support

  6. 5.Payment of less favoured area support

  7. 6.Eligible land

  8. 7.Transfer of a holding

  9. 8.Rates of basic payment of less favoured area support

  10. 9.Additional payments for environmental measures

  11. 10.Transitional payments

  12. 11.Powers of authorised persons

  13. 12.Assistance to authorised persons

  14. 13.Withholding or recovery of less favour area support

  15. 14.Rate of interest

  16. 15.Cross-border holdings

  17. 16.Offences

  18. 17.Penalties

  19. 18.Time limit for prosecutions

  20. 19.Offences by bodies corporate

  21. 20.Appeals

  22. 21.(1) An applicant may apply to the Hill Farming Advisory...

  23. 22.(1) An applicant may apply to the Scottish Ministers in...

  24. 23.Revocations and savings provisions

  25. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      RATES FOR PAYMENT OF LESS FAVOURED AREA SUPPORT

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MINIMUM STOCKING DENSITY

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART I AVERAGE STOCKING DENSITY

      2. PART II FORMULA

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      1. PART I CALCULATION OF LIVESTOCK UNITS (“LU”)

      2. PART II CALCULATION OF STOCKING DENSITY

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      USUAL GOOD FARM PRACTICES

      1. PART I ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

        1. 1.Water pollution

        2. 2.Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil (Scotland)...

        3. 3.The Groundwater Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/2746 as amended by the...

        4. 4.Air pollution

        5. 5.Hill Farming Act 1946 (c. 73).

        6. 6.Fertilisers and Pesticides

        7. 7.Part III of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985...

        8. 8.Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/.887 amended by the...

        9. 9.Designated sites

        10. 10.Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69).

        11. 11.The Conservation (Natural Habitats etc.) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/2716 as...

        12. 12.Ancient Monuments (Class Consents) (Scotland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/1507).

        13. 13.Forestry Management

      2. PART II VERIFIABLE STANDARDS

        1. 1.An authorised person is empowered to examine records held as...

        2. 2.An authorised person is empowered to examine records held as...

        3. 3.Trimming of hedgerows must not be carried out between 1st...

        4. 4.Removal or destruction of any hedges, stone walls or other...

        5. 5.An authorised person is empowered to examine records held as...

        6. 6.Livestock shall be managed in such a way as to...

        7. 7.Unsuitable supplementary feeding methods shall be avoided.

        8. 8.Undergrazing shall be avoided. “Undergrazing” has the meaning of not...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      AGENCY AND CROSS BORDER HOLDINGS

      1. 1.Agency arrangements

      2. 2.The Scottish Ministers may also agree to exercise functions on...

      3. 3.Any such arrangement shall be in writing and be signed...

      4. 4.Set off

      5. 5.Calculation of payments in respect of cross border holdings

      6. 6.Whether the eligible agricultural activity undertaken on the eligible land...

      7. 7.Applicants in respect of cross border holdings are required to...

      8. 8.All conditions applying to applicants in respect of holdings lying...

  26. Explanatory Note

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