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The Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2014

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2014 and come into force on 1st March 2014.

Amendment of the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2010

2.  The Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2010(1) are amended in accordance with regulations 3 to 6.

3.  In regulation 2(1) (interpretation), after the definition of “Scheme 2013 payment” insert—

“Scheme 2014 payment” means the sum to which the applicant is entitled in respect of the period 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2014;.

4.  In regulation 3 (eligibility for payment of less favoured area support)—

(a)in paragraph (1), after “Scheme Year” insert “, other than the Scheme Year commencing on 1st January 2014,”; and

(b)after paragraph (1) insert—

(1A) Payment of less favoured area support may be made to an applicant in respect of the Scheme Year commencing on 1st January 2014 only if that applicant has, in the opinion of the Scottish Ministers, met the requirements of cross compliance on the applicant’s holding throughout that Scheme Year..

5.  In regulation 10(2) (enterprise mix) for “or the Scheme 2013 payment” substitute “, the Scheme 2013 payment or the Scheme 2014 payment”.

6.  In Schedule 5 (rates of payment for less favoured area support)—

(a)in Part I (more disadvantaged land), in the second column of the table, after “Scheme 2013 payment”, insert “, Scheme 2014 payment”; and

(b)in Part II (less disadvantaged land), in the second column of the table, after “Scheme 2013 payment”, insert “, Scheme 2014 payment”.

Amendment of the Rural Payments (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2009

7.  In the Rural Payments (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2009(2), in the Schedule (relevant decisions), in paragraph 13A after “3(1)(b),” insert “3(1A),”.

RICHARD LOCHHEAD

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

9th January 2014

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