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Agriculture (Retained EU Law and Data) (Scotland) Act 2020

Pillar 1

Aid in the fruit and vegetable sector

50.Articles 32 to 38 of the CMO Regulation allow Member States to provide financial aid to the fruit and vegetable sector, known as the Fruit and Vegetable Scheme. Under this scheme, aid can be granted to producer organisations in these sectors.

51.The granting of the aid is subject to conditions contained in these Articles. In order to qualify, the producer organisation must implement a structured plan called an operational programme. The aim of an operational programme is to improve the producer organisation’s performance and skills in marketing, product quality and environmental considerations.

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