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Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 of 20 September 2005 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. TITLE I OBJECTIVES AND GENERAL RULES ON ASSISTANCE

    1. CHAPTER I SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS

      1. Article 1.ScopeThis Regulation:

      2. Article 2.Definitions

    2. CHAPTER II MISSIONS AND OBJECTIVES

      1. Article 3.Missions

      2. Article 4.Objectives

    3. CHAPTER III PRINCIPLES OF ASSISTANCE

      1. Article 5.Complementarity, consistency and conformity

      2. Article 6.Partnership

      3. Article 7.Subsidiarity

      4. Article 8.Equality between men and women and non-discrimination

  3. TITLE II THE STRATEGIC APPROACH TO RURAL DEVELOPMENT

    1. CHAPTER I THE COMMUNITY STRATEGIC GUIDELINES

      1. Article 9.Content and adoption

      2. Article 10.Review

    2. CHAPTER II NATIONAL STRATEGY PLANS

      1. Article 11.Content

      2. Article 12.Preparation

      3. Article 12a.Revision

    3. CHAPTER III STRATEGIC MONITORING

      1. Article 13.Summary reports by Member States

      2. Article 14.Commission report

  4. TITLE III PROGRAMMING

    1. CHAPTER I PROGRAMMING CONTENT

      1. Article 15.Rural development programmes

      2. Article 16.Content of programmes

      3. Article 16a.Specific operations related to certain priorities

      4. Article 17.Balance between objectives

    2. CHAPTER II PREPARATION, APPROVAL AND REVIEW

      1. Article 18.Preparation and approval

      2. Article 19.Review

  5. TITLE IV RURAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT

    1. CHAPTER I AXES

      1. SECTION 1 Axis 1

        1. Article 20.Measures

        2. SUBSECTION 1 Conditions for measures aimed at promoting knowledge and improving human potential

          1. Article 21.Vocational training and information actions

          2. Article 22.Setting up of young farmers

          3. Article 23.Early retirement

          4. Article 24.Use of advisory services

          5. Article 25.Setting up of management, relief and advisory services

        3. SUBSECTION 2 Conditions for measures aimed at restructuring and developing physical potential and promoting innovation

          1. Article 26.Modernisation of agricultural holdings

          2. Article 27.Improvement of the economic value of forests

          3. Article 28.Adding value to agricultural and forestry products

          4. Article 29.Cooperation for development of new products, processes and technologies in the agriculture and food sector and in the forestry sector

          5. Article 30.Infrastructure related to the development and adaptation of agriculture and forestry

        4. SUBSECTION 3 Conditions for measures aiming to improve the quality of agricultural production and products

          1. Article 31.Meeting standards based on Community legislation

          2. Article 32.Participation of farmers in food quality schemes

          3. Article 33.Information and promotion activities

        5. Subsection 4 Conditions for transitional measures

          1. Article 34.Semi-subsistence farming

          2. Article 35.Producer groups

          3. Article 35a.Holdings undergoing restructuring due to a reform of a common market organisation

      2. SECTION 2 Axis 2

        1. Article 36.Measures

        2. Subsection 1 Conditions for measures targeting the sustainable use of agricultural land

          1. Article 37.Natural handicap payments in mountain areas and payments in other areas with handicaps

          2. Article 38.Natura 2000 payments and payments linked to Directive 2000/60/EC

          3. Article 39.Agri-environment payments

          4. Article 40.Animal welfare payments

          5. Article 41.Non-productive investments

        3. Subsection 2 Conditions for measures targeting the sustainable use of forestry land

          1. Article 42.General conditions

          2. Article 43.First afforestation of agricultural land

          3. Article 44.First establishment of agroforestry systems on agricultural land

          4. Article 45.First afforestation of non-agricultural land

          5. Article 46.Natura 2000 payments

          6. Article 47.Forest-environment payments

          7. Article 48.Restoring forestry potential and introducing prevention actions

          8. Article 49.Non-productive investments

        4. Subsection 3 Designation of areas

          1. Article 50.Eligible areas

        5. Subsection 4 Respect of standards

          1. Article 50a.Main requirements

          2. Article 51.Reduction or exclusion from payments

      3. SECTION 3 Axis 3

        1. Article 52.Measures

        2. Subsection 1 Conditions governing the measures to diversify the rural economy

          1. Article 53.Diversification into non-agricultural activities

          2. Article 54.Support for business creation and development

          3. Article 55.Encouragement of tourism activities

        3. Subsection 2 Conditions governing the measures to improve the quality of life in rural areas

          1. Article 56.Basic services for the economy and rural population

          2. Article 57.Conservation and upgrading of the rural heritage

        4. Subsection 3 Training, skills acquisition and animation

          1. Article 58.Training and information

          2. Article 59.Skills acquisition, animation and implementation

        5. Subsection 4 Implementation of the axis

          1. Article 60.Demarcation

      4. SECTION 4 Axis 4

        1. Article 61.Definition of the Leader approach

        2. Article 62.Local action groups

        3. Article 63.Measures

        4. Article 64.Implementing local strategies

        5. Article 65.Cooperation

    2. CHAPTER II TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

      1. Article 66.Funding technical assistance

      2. Article 67.European Network for Rural Development

      3. Article 68.National rural network

  6. TITLE V EAFRD CONTRIBUTION

    1. Article 69.Resources and their distribution

    2. Article 70.Fund contribution

    3. Article 71.Eligibility of expenditure

    4. Article 72.Durability of investment-related operations

  7. TITLE VI MANAGEMENT, CONTROL AND INFORMATION

    1. CHAPTER I MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

      1. Article 73.Responsibilities of the Commission

      2. Article 74.Responsibilities of the Member States

      3. Article 75.Managing Authority

    2. CHAPTER II INFORMATION AND PUBLICITY

      1. Article 76.Information and publicity

  8. TITLE VII MONITORING AND EVALUATION

    1. CHAPTER I MONITORING

      1. Article 77.Monitoring Committee

      2. Article 78.Responsibilities of the Monitoring Committee

      3. Article 79.Monitoring procedures

      4. Article 80.Common monitoring and evaluation framework

      5. Article 81.Indicators

      6. Article 82.Annual progress report

      7. Article 83.Annual examination of programmes

    2. CHAPTER II EVALUATION

      1. Article 84.General provisions

      2. Article 85.Ex ante evaluation

      3. Article 86.Mid-term and ex post evaluation

      4. Article 87.Summary of ex post evaluations

  9. TITLE VIII STATE AID

    1. Article 88.Application of the rules to State aid

    2. Article 89.Additional national financing

  10. TITLE IX TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 90.Committee

    2. Article 91.Implementing rules

    3. Article 92.Transitional provisions

    4. Article 93.Repeal

    5. Article 94.Entry into force

  11. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    2. ANNEX II

      Indicative list with types of operations and potential effects related to priorities referred to in points (a) to (f) of Article 16a(1).

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    3. ANNEX III

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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