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The Common Agricultural Policy Schemes (Cross-Compliance) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Designation

  5. 4.Good agricultural and environmental condition

  6. 5.Competent Control Authority

  7. 6.Powers of authorised persons

  8. 7.Assistance to authorised persons

  9. 8.Offences and penalties

  10. 9.Offences of bodies corporate

  11. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      GOOD AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION

      1. PART I Protection of soil from erosion

        1. Minimum soil cover

          1. 1.Winter soil cover and final seedbeds

        2. Minimum land management reflecting site-specific conditions

          1. 2.Wind erosion

          2. 3.Capping

          3. 4.Watercourses, watering points and feeding areas

          4. 5.Field drains

          5. 6.Muirburning

      2. PART II Practices to maintain soil organic matter levels

        1. Standards for crop rotations where applicable

          1. 7.Arable break crops or the application of organic materials

        2. Arable stubble management

          1. 8.Incorporation of livestock manures

      3. PART III Maintenance of soil structure

        1. Appropriate machinery use

          1. 9.Machinery use for planting or sowing

      4. PART IV Minimum level of maintenance and prevention of deterioration of habitats

        1. Minimum livestock stocking rates or/and appropriate regimes

          1. 10.Undergrazing

          2. 11.Overgrazing

        2. Protection of permanent pasture

          1. 12.Pasture land of environmental or archaeological value

          2. 13.Works on rough grazings and other semi-natural areas

          3. 14.Pesticides, lime and fertiliser on rough grazings and other semi-natural areas

        3. Retention of landscape features

          1. 15.Boundary features

          2. 16.Landscape features

          3. 17.Protected historic environment

        4. Avoiding the encroachment of unwanted vegetation on agricultural land

          1. 18.Encroachment of vegetation

  12. Explanatory Note

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