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The Forestry Challenge Funds (Scotland) Regulations 2008

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2.—(1) In these Regulations–

“applicant” means a person who applies for grant under these Regulations and includes the beneficiary of a grant paid under these Regulations;

“application” means application for grant under these Regulations ;

“approved expenditure” means the costs of a project which the Forestry Commissioners have approved for the purpose of calculating grant under these Regulations;

“authorised person” means a person appointed by the Forestry Commissioners or the Scottish Ministers for the purpose of enforcement of these Regulations;

“the Community legislation” means–

(a)

the Control Regulation;

(b)

the Council Regulation as amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1463/2006(13);

(c)

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1974/2006, as amended by Commission Regulations (EC) No. 434/2007(1) and (EC) No. 1236/2007(2), laying down detailed rules for the application of the Council Regulation(3);

“the Control Regulation” means Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1975/2006(4), as corrected by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1396/2007(5) laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1698/2005 as regards the implementation of control procedures in respect of rural development support measures;

“the Council Regulation” means Council Regulation (EC) No. 1698/2005 of 20th September 2005(6), as amended by Council Regulations (EC) No. 1944/2006(7) and (EC) No. 2012/2006(8), laying down general rules governing Community support for rural development, financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development established by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1290/2005(9) as read with Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1974/2006 of 15th December 2006(10) laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1698/2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD);

“grant” means a payment under these Regulations;

“project” means a project or an investment; and

UK Forestry Standard” means the UK Forestry Standard, 2nd Edition, 2004(11).

(2) A reference in these Regulations to the Community legislation means a reference to the Community legislation as amended from time to time.

(3) A reference in these Regulations to anything done in writing or produced in written form includes a reference to an electronic communication, as defined in section 15 of the Electronic Communications Act 2000(12), which has been recorded and is consequently capable of being reproduced.

(1)

O.J. No. L 104, 21.4.2007, p.8.

(2)

O.J. No. L 280, 24.10.2007, p.3.

(3)

O.J. No. L 368, 23.12.2006, p.15.

(4)

O.J. No. L 368, 23.12.2006, p.74.

(5)

O.J. No. L 311, 29.11.2007, p.3.

(6)

O.J. No. L 277, 21.10.2005, p.1.

(7)

O.J. No. L 367, 22.12.2006, p.23.

(8)

O.J. No. L 384, 29.12.2006. p.8.

(9)

O.J. No. L 209, 11.8.2005, p.1.

(10)

O.J. No. L 368, 23.12.2006, p.15.

(11)

Produced by the Forestry Commission; ISBN 0-85538-626-6.

(12)

2000 c. 7.

(13)

O.J. L 277, 9.10.2006, p.1

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