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The Common Agricultural Policy (Cross-Compliance) (Scotland) Regulations 2014

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Protection of groundwater against pollution

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3.—(1) A beneficiary must not, when carrying on any agricultural activity—

(a)cause or permit the direct or indirect discharge into groundwater; or

(b)do anything likely to cause a direct or indirect discharge into groundwater,

of any substances or families or groups of substances specified in the lists in the Table in Part 3 of this Schedule, unless it is authorised under the 2011 Regulations and carried out in accordance with that authorisation.

(2) A beneficiary must, when carrying on any agricultural activity, comply with the requirements of a notice issued under regulation 32(2) of the 2011 Regulations (enforcement notices) in relation to the direct or indirect discharge into groundwater of any substances or families or groups of substances specified in the lists in the Table in Part 3 of this Schedule.

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