The Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 688 (W. 132)
 
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Welsh Statutory Instruments

Exiting The European Union, Wales

Agriculture, Wales

Made

26 March 2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2)

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 2 and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1) , make the following Regulations.

In accordance with paragraph 1(9) of Schedule 7 to that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

Title, commencement and application

  1. —(1) The title of these Regulations is the Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

    (2) These Regulations come into force on exit day.

    (3) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

    The Agricultural Subsidies and Grants Schemes (Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2006

    In regulation 2(1) of, and in the heading of the Schedule to, the Agricultural Subsidies and Grants

  2. Schemes (Appeals) (Wales) Regulations 2006(2) , for “EU legislation”, in each place it occurs, substitute “retained EU law”.

    The Rural Development Programmes (Wales) Regulations 2014

  3. —(1) The Rural Development Programmes (Wales) Regulations 2014(3) are amended as follows.

    (2) In regulation 2—

    (a) in paragraph (1)—

    (i) in the definition of “approved operation” (“gweithrediad a gymeradwywyd”) , at the end, insert “(see paragraph (3))”;

    (ii) in the definition of “authorised person” (“person awdurdodedig”) , omit the words from “, and includes” to “such an authorised person”;

    (iii) omit the definition of “the Commission” (“y Comisiwn”);

    (iv) omit the definition of “EU assistance” (“cymorth yr UE”);

    (b) after paragraph (2) insert—

    “(3) For the avoidance of doubt, an “approved operation” includes an operation which the Welsh Ministers have approved for the receipt of financial assistance under regulation 4 before exit day.”

    (3) In regulation 4(2) , for “EU” substitute “financial”.

    (4) In regulation 7(2)(d) , for “EU” substitute “financial”.

    (5) In regulation 10—

    (a) omit paragraph (1)(j)(i);

    (b) omit paragraph (3).

    The Common Agricultural Policy (Integrated Administration and Control System and Enforcement and Cross Compliance) (Wales) Regulations 2014

  4. —(1) The Common Agricultural Policy (Integrated Administration and Control System and Enforcement and Cross Compliance) (Wales) Regulations 2014(4) are amended as follows.

    (2) In regulation 5—

    (a) in paragraph (2)(b) , omit “or...

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