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The Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2005

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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.Amount of less favoured area support

  10. 9.Determination of Payable Area

  11. 10.Stocking density outwith maximum and minimum parameters

  12. 11.Enterprise mix

  13. 12.Rate of Payment of less favoured area support

  14. 13.Minimum payment

  15. 14.Powers of authorised persons

  16. 15.Assistance to authorised persons

  17. 16.Withholding or recovery of less favoured area support

  18. 17.Rate of interest

  19. 18.Cross-border holdings

  20. 19.Offences

  21. 20.Penalties

  22. 21.Time limit for prosecutions

  23. 22.Offences by bodies corporate

  24. 23.Appeal against decision as to eligibility of holding

  25. 24.Review

  26. 25.Amendment of the Agricultural Subsidies (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

  27. 26.Revocation and savings provisions

  28. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      LIVESTOCK UNITS AND STOCKING DENSITY

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

      2. PART II CALCULATION OF STOCKING DENSITY

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      USUAL GOOD FARMING PRACTICES

      1. PART I ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

        1. 1.Water pollution

        2. 2.The Code of Good Practice for the Prevention of Environmental...

        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 (Scotland) Regulations 2005.

        10. 10.Designated sites

        11. 11.The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

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

      2. PART II VERIFIABLE STANDARDS

        1. 1.Any farmer who constructs a new silage or storage facility...

        2. 2.Where it is proposed to dispose of sheep dip on...

        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.Any farmer who intends to undertake any operation which is...

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

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

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

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

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

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROLS

      1. 1.To ensure the protection of rough grazings and other semi-natural...

      2. 2.To ensure the protection of rough grazings and other semi-natural...

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

      4. 4.The damage to features of any historic or archaeological interest...

      5. 5.Guidance on the prevention of environmental pollution from agricultural activity...

      6. 6.Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs 1 to 5 above, any...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CEREALS LINSEED OILS AND PROTEINS (CLOPS) TYPES AND USE CODES

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      GRAZING CATEGORY: HECTARE VALUES

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      ENTERPRISE MIX

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      RATES OF PAYMENT FOR LESS FAVOURED AREA SUPPORT

      1. PART I MORE DISADVANTAGED LAND

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      FRAGILITY CATEGORIES

      1. FRAGILITY MARKERS FOR PARISH CODE NUMBERS

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      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.For cross-border holdings where the applicant has submitted a declaration...

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

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

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      COWAL PENINSULA

  29. Explanatory Note

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