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The Land Management Contracts (Menu Scheme) (Scotland) Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Applications for aid

  5. 4.Payment of aid

  6. 5.Maximum amount of aid payable

  7. 6.Restrictions on acceptance of applications for aid

  8. 7.Eligible land

  9. 8.Transfer of a holding

  10. 9.Determination of applications for aid

  11. 10.Rates of payment for activities undertaken

  12. 11.Claims and payment

  13. 12.Change of occupation of land

  14. 13.Powers of authorised persons

  15. 14.Breaches of undertakings etc.

  16. 15.Other cases in which recovery etc. powers apply

  17. 16.Powers of recovery etc. of the Scottish Ministers

  18. 17.Information

  19. 18.Record keeping

  20. 19.Recovery of interest

  21. 20.Sums payable to the Scottish Ministers to be recoverable as a debt

  22. 21.Offences and penalties

  23. 22.Right of appeal

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MENU OPTION ACTIVITIES, ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS AND RATES OF PAYMENT

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART I THE STANDARDS OF GOOD FARMING PRACTICE INCLUDING GOOD ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

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

        2. 2.Trimming of hedges and hedgerows must not be carried out...

        3. 3.Where it is intended to undertake any operation on the...

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

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

        6. 6.Prior authorisation must be obtained from the Forestry Commission before...

        7. 7.Animals must not be caused any unnecessary pain or suffering...

        8. 8.Only those persons who have the appropriate ability, knowledge and...

        9. 9.Ill or injured animals must be cared for appropriately and...

      2. PART II ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

        1. 1.Water pollution

        2. 2.The Water (Prevention of Pollution) (Code of Practice) (Scotland) Order...

        3. 3.The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil)...

        4. 4.The Groundwater Regulations 1998.

        5. 5.Air pollution

        6. 6.The Hill Farming Act 1946.

        7. 7.Fertilisers and pesticides

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

        9. 9.The Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995.

        10. 10.Designated sites

        11. 11.The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

        12. 12.The Conservation (Natural Habitats etc.) Regulations 1994.

        13. 13.The Ancient Monuments (Class Consents) (Scotland) Order 1996.

        14. 14.Forestry Management

        15. 15.Animal Welfare

      3. PART III GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

        1. 1.To avoid damage to the conservation 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 historic or archaeological features...

        6. 6.Guidance, approved by the Scottish Ministers, on the prevention of...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INTERPRETATION OF SCHEDULES

  25. Explanatory Note

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