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The Organic Farming (Aid) Regulations 1994

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Application for aid

5.—(1) An application shall be made in writing in such form as the Minister may prescribe and shall include—

(a)a map drawn to a scale of not less than 1:10,000 clearly showing—

(i)the boundaries of the applicants holding together with its internal field boundaries;

(ii)the area of land, if any, comprised in such holding, on which organic farming is carried on;

(iii)the area of land on which organic farming is to be introduced in accordance with an undertaking given under regulation 4(4), (5) or (6);

(b)details of the total area of the applicants holding and of the areas of land referred to in sub-paragraphs (a)(ii) and (iii) above, as appropriate;

(c)documentary evidence of the applicants estate or interest in the holding described in his application;

(d)where aid is claimed in respect of a conversion period or part of such period, written confirmation or other documentary evidence furnished by the inspection authority of the dte of commencement of the conversion period and duration of such period.

(2) An application by a beneficiary who proposes to undertake organic farming on an additional part of his holding as referred to in regulation 4(5) shall be made at such time and in such form as the Minister may prescribe and shall include such information as the Minister may reasonably require.

(3) An applicant shall furnish to the Minister such further information and evidence in relation to his application as the Minister may reasonably require.

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