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

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PART 1General Interpretation

In this Schedule—

“the 2003 Act” means the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003(1);

“the 2011 Regulations” means the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011(2);

“chemical fertiliser” means fertiliser which is manufactured by an industrial process;

“nitrogen fertiliser” means any substance containing a nitrogen compound utilised on land to enhance growth or vegetation;

“organic manure” means—

(a)

livestock manure; and

(b)

nitrogen fertiliser, not being livestock manure or chemical fertiliser, derived from organic matter,

and includes sewage sludge and other organic wastes;

“pesticides” means anything used for destroying pests and includes herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and other biocides;

“rough grazings and other semi-natural areas” means land containing semi-natural vegetation including heathland, heather moorland, bog, unimproved grassland and rough grassland which is used or suitable for grazing; and

“surface water” has the same meaning as in section 3(3) of the 2003 Act.

(1)

2003 asp 3, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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