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The Suckler Cow Premium Regulations 1993

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(1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

“applicant” means a producer who has applied for premium;

“appropriate Minister” means in relation to England, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and, in relation to Wales or Scotland, the Secretary of State concerned with agriculture in those parts of the United Kingdom;

“authorised person” means a person (whether or not an officer of that Minister) who is authorised by the appropriate Minister, either generally or specially, to act in matters arising under these Regulations;

“cattle” means cows and heifers;

“Commission Regulation 3886/92” means Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3886/92 laying down detailed rules for the application of the premium schemes provided for in Council Regulation (EEC) No. 805/68 on the common organization of the market in beef and repealing Regulations (EEC) No. 1244/82 and (EEC) No. 714/89((1)), as amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 538/93((2));

“Commission Regulation 3887/92” means Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 3887/92 laying down detailed rules for applying the integrated administration and control system for certain Community aid schemes((3));

“Council Regulation 805/68” means Council Regulation (EEC) No. 805/68 on the common organization of the market in beef and veal((4)), as amended, so far as is relevant to these Regulations, by Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2066/92((5)) and Council Regulation (EEC) No. 125/93((6));

“forage area” has the same meaning as in Article 4g(3) of Council Regulation 805/68;

“holding” has the same meaning as in Article 4a of Council Regulation 805/68;

“premium” means the premium for maintaining suckler cows which is payable under Article 4d of Council Regulation 805/68;

“producer” has the same meaning as in Article 4a of Council Regulation 805/68;

“relevant date” means, in relation to an applicant, the date on which his application was submitted to the appropriate Minister;

“specified control measure” means any check which a Member State is required to carry out under Article 6 of Commission Regulation 3887/92; and

“specified record” means any record which is required to be retained by virtue of regulation 4.

(2) Other expressions used in these Regulations have, in so far as the context admits, the same meanings as in Council Regulation 805/68, Commission Regulation 3886/92 and Commission Regulation 3887/92.

(3) In these Regulations any reference to a numbered regulation shall be construed as a reference to the regulation so numbered in these Regulations.


OJ No. L391, 31.12.92, p. 20.


OJ No. L57, 10.3.93, p. 19.


OJ No. L391, 31.12.92, p. 36.


OJ No. L148, 28.6.68, p. 24 (OJ/SE 1968, vol. I, p. 187).


OJ No. L215, 30.7.92, p. 49.


OJ No. L18, 27.1.93, p. 1.

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