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The Organic Farming Scheme (Wales) Regulations 2001

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PART IPAYMENT IN RESPECT OF AN ORGANIC PARCEL

1.  AAPS eligible land and permanent crops:

(i)in the first year

£225 per hectare

(ii)in the second year

£135 per hectare

(iii)in the third year

£50 per hectare

(iv)in the fourth year

£20 per hectare

(v)in the fifth year

£20 per hectare

2.  Enclosed land:

(i)in the first year

£175 per hectare

(ii)in the second year

£105 per hectare

(iii)in the third year

£40 per hectare

(iv)in the fourth year

£15 per hectare

(v)in the fifth year

£15 per hectare

3.  Unenclosed land and grazed woodland:

(i)in the first year

£25 per hectare

(ii)in the second year

£10 per hectare

(iii)in the third year

£5 per hectare

(iv)in the fourth year

£5 per hectare

(v)in the fifth year

£5 per hectare

In Part I of this Schedule—

“AAPS eligible land” means land which is “eligible land” within the meaning of the Arable Area Payments Regulations 1996(1);

“coastal belt” means the strip of land between the high tide mark and the field boundary nearest to the sea;

“grazed woodland” means woodland used for grazing by livestock;

“moorland” means land represented by the areas coloured brown on the maps contained in the volume of maps marked “Moorland Map of Wales 1992”, deposited at the offices of the National Assembly for Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff;

“enclosed land” means any land other than AAPS eligible land and permanent crops which is fully enclosed by traditional field boundaries or fences and which, if it includes moorland, does not comprise more than 5 hectares of moorland;

“permanent crops” means any crops which occupy the soil for a period of five years or more and yield crops over several years;

“slate fence” means a fence comprising pieces of slate hammered vertically into the ground in a line and attached to each other using wire;

“traditional field boundaries” means structures such as hedges, stone walls, earth banks and slate fences customarily used to separate fields within a farm;

“unenclosed land” means land which is moorland or coastal belt, other than enclosed land.

(1)

S.I. 1996/3142, amended by S.I. 1997/2969

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