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The Common Agricultural Policy (Direct Payments etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Minimum size of agricultural area

  5. 4.Minimum eligible area of holding

  6. 5.Definition of permanent grassland

  7. 6.Applications and date on which land must be at farmer’s disposal

  8. 7.Short rotation coppice

  9. 8.Reductions

  10. 9.Transfer of payment entitlements

  11. 10.Young farmers

  12. 11.Agricultural activity

  13. 12.Active farmers

  14. 13.Reduction coefficient

  15. 14.Windfall profit

  16. 15.National reserve

  17. 16.Crop diversification

  18. 17.Permanent grassland

  19. 18.Ecological Focus Areas

  20. 19.Powers of authorised persons

  21. 20.Assistance to authorised persons

  22. 21.Offences and penalties

  23. 22.Offences by bodies corporate, etc.

  24. 23.Recovery of undue payments

  25. 24.Interest

  26. 25.Set off

  27. 26.Amendment to the Rural Payments (Appeals) (Scotland) Regulations 2009

  28. 27.Amendment to the Common Agricultural Policy (Cross-Compliance) (Scotland) Regulations 2014

  29. 28.Revocations and savings

  30. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Agricultural activity: further criteria

      1. PART 1 Criteria established for the purposes of Article 4(1)(c)(ii) of the Direct Payments Regulation: maintaining an agricultural area in a state which makes it suitable for grazing or cultivation

        1. 1.The criteria are— (a) in respect of agricultural areas other...

      2. PART 2 Minimum activity for the purposes of Article 4(1)(c)(iii) of the Direct Payments Regulation

        1. 2.(1) A farmer must— (a) stock the land for a...

      3. PART 3 Meaning of dairy ring fence area

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Ecological focus areas: further criteria

      1. PART 1 Crop species that may be used in a mixture of crop species for the purposes of Article 45(9) of the Direct Payments Delegated Regulation in relation to areas under green cover

      2. PART 2 Nitrogen-fixing crops for the purposes of Article 45(10) of the Direct Payments Delegated Regulation

      3. PART 3 Additional conditions for the purposes of Article 45(10) of the Direct Payments Delegated Regulation

        1. 1.Nitrogen-fixing crops must not be harvested before 1st August in...

        2. 2.Areas with nitrogen-fixing crops must be surrounded by a field...

  31. Explanatory Note

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