Search Legislation

The Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment Scheme (Set-aside) (Wales) Regulations 2005

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

The sown green cover option

2.—(1) In respect of each field or part of a field to be managed in accordance with the sown green cover option, a farmer must —

(a)subject to sub-paragraph (2) and paragraph 7, establish a green cover by the start of the current green cover season by sowing seed of a relevant kind;

(b)subject to paragraphs 8, 12 and 13, maintain the green cover thereafter until the end of the relevant period; and

(c)cut or destroy the green cover in accordance with paragraph 6.

(2) The requirement to establish a green cover in accordance with paragraph (1)(a) does not apply —

(a)in 2005, where —

(i)the field or part of a field was set aside in 2004 pursuant to Article 6 of Council Regulation 1251/1999 and was managed during that year in accordance with the grassland option set out in paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Arable Area Payments Regulations 1996(1); and

(ii)the green cover established in accordance with the requirements of that option has been maintained until the beginning of the current green cover season; and

(b)in 2006 and in each year thereafter, where —

(i)the field or part of a field was set aside in the previous year and was managed during that year in accordance with the sown green cover option; and

(ii)the green cover established in accordance with the requirements of that option has been maintained until the beginning of the current green cover season in the year in question.

(1)

S.I. 1996/3142, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. The revised version is currently only available in English.

Original (As Enacted or Made) - English:The original English language version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Original (As Enacted or Made) - Welsh:The original Welsh language version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources