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Agriculture (Wales) Act 2023

Section 17 - Power to modify legislation relating to the common agricultural policy

131.Section 17 provides the Welsh Ministers with the power by regulations to modify legislation relating to the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy so far as it has effect in relation to Wales.

132.This power is intended to enable the Welsh Ministers to make modifications to legislation relating to the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy, in order to ensure a managed transition. The intention is that this power will be used to provide for the continued operation of existing farming support for a certain period, whilst any new scheme established under section 8 is introduced. This is intended to secure the effective operation of the agricultural sector. The legislation that the Welsh Ministers have the power to modify under this section is listed in subsection (2).

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