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The Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Title

    2. 2.Application

    3. 3.Coming into force

    4. 4.Transitional measures for holdings not previously in a nitrate-vulnerable zone

    5. 5.Meaning of “polluted water”

    6. 6.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 7.Designation of nitrate vulnerable zones

    2. 8.Appeals

    3. 9.Proceedings before the appointed person

    4. 10.Effect of a determination made by the appointed person

    5. 11.Review of nitrate vulnerable zones

  4. PART 3

    1. 12.Application of livestock manure – total nitrogen limit for the whole holding

    2. 13.Spreading organic manure – nitrogen limits per hectare

  5. PART 4

    1. 14.Planning the spreading of nitrogen fertiliser

    2. 15.Additional information to be recorded during the year

    3. 16.Total nitrogen spread on a holding

    4. 17.Calculating the amount of nitrogen available for crop uptake from organic manure

    5. 18.Maximum nitrogen limits by crop

  6. PART 5

    1. 19.Risk maps

    2. 20.When to spread fertiliser

    3. 21.Spreading manufactured nitrogen fertiliser near surface water

    4. 22.Spreading organic manure near surface water, boreholes, springs or wells

    5. 23.Controlling how nitrogen fertiliser is spread

    6. 24.Incorporating organic manure into the ground

  7. PART 6

    1. 25.Meaning of “organic manure with high readily available nitrogen”

    2. 26.Closed periods for spreading organic manure with high readily available nitrogen

    3. 27.Exemptions: crops sown before 15 September

    4. 28.Exemptions for organic holdings

    5. 29.Restrictions following the closed period

    6. 30.Times in which spreading manufactured nitrogen fertiliser is prohibited

  8. PART 7

    1. 31.Storage of organic manure

    2. 32.Temporary field sites

    3. 33.Further requirements applicable to temporary field sites from 1 January 2014

    4. 34.Separation of slurry

    5. 35.Storage capacity

  9. PART 8

    1. 36.Recording the size of the holding

    2. 37.Records relating to storage of manure during the storage period

    3. 38.Annual records relating to storage

    4. 39.Record of nitrogen produced by animals on the holding

    5. 40.Livestock manure brought on to or sent off the holding

    6. 41.Sampling and analysis

    7. 42.Records of crops sown

    8. 43.Records of spreading nitrogen fertiliser

    9. 44.Subsequent records

    10. 45.Keeping of advice

    11. 46.Duration of records

  10. PART 9

    1. 47.Monitoring and review

    2. 48.Public participation

  11. PART 10

    1. 49.Offences and penalties

    2. 50.Enforcement

    3. 51.Revocations

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amount of manure, nitrogen and phosphate produced by grazing livestock and non-grazing livestock

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Fruit Species

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Calculating nitrogen in organic manure

      1. PART1 Standard table

      2. PART2 Sampling and analysis of organic manure

        1. 1.Slurry and other liquid and semi-liquid organic manure

        2. 2.Solid manures

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Permitted crops for the closed period

  13. Explanatory Note

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