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Regulations 3(2) and 14(2)(a)

SCHEDULE 3PAYMENTS OF CONVERSION GRANT

1.  Subject to paragraph 5, where the production unit or common grazing in respect of which conversion grant is to be granted is eligible arable land the amount payable in relation to such land shall be calculated as follows:–

(a)First year

£220 per hectare of eligible arable land

(b)Second year

£220 per hectare of eligible arable land

(c)Third year

£55 per hectare of eligible arable land

(d)Fourth year

£55 per hectare of eligible arable land

(e)Fifth year

£45 per hectare of eligible arable land.

2.  Subject to paragraph 5, where the production unit or common grazing in respect of which conversion grant is to be granted is improved grassland the amount payable in relation to such land shall be calculated as follows:–

(a)First year

£120 per hectare of improved grassland

(b)Second year

£120 per hectare of improved grassland

(c)Third year

£50 per hectare of improved grassland

(d)Fourth year

£50 per hectare of improved grassland

(e)Fifth year

£30 per hectare of improved grassland.

3.  Subject to paragraph 5, where the production unit or common grazing in respect of which conversion grant is to be granted is rough grazing or unimproved grassland, the amount payable in relation to such land shall be calculated as follows:–

(a)First year

£5 per hectare of rough grazing or unimproved grassland

(b)Second year

£5 per hectare of rough grazing or unimproved grassland

(c)Third year

£5 per hectare of rough grazing or unimproved grassland

(d)Fourth year

£5 per hectare of rough grazing or unimproved grassland

(e)Fifth year

£5 per hectare of rough grazing or unimproved grassland.

4.  Subject to paragraph 5, where the production unit or common grazing in respect of which conversion grant is to be granted is vegetable and fruit land, the amount payable in relation to such land shall be calculated as follows:–

(a)First year

£300 per hectare of vegetable and fruit land

(b)Second year

£300 per hectare of vegetable and fruit land

(c)Third year

£40 per hectare of vegetable and fruit land

(d)Fourth year

£40 per hectare of vegetable and fruit land

(e)Fifth year

£40 per hectare of vegetable and fruit land.

5.  Where the production unit or common grazing in respect of which conversion grant is to be granted comprises land which falls within more than one of paragraphs 1 to 4, each of the applicable paragraphs shall apply to the relevant part of the production unit or common grazing and the amount payable in relation to such production unit or common grazing shall be the total of the sums payable under each of the relevant paragraphs.