The Common Agricultural Policy Basic Payment Scheme (Provisional Payment Region Classification) (Wales) Regulations 2014

Publication Date:January 01, 2014
 
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2014No. 1835 (W. 189)

AGRICULTURE, WALES

The Common Agricultural Policy Basic Payment Scheme (Provisional Payment Region Classification) (Wales) Regulations 2014

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The Welsh Ministers are designated( 1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972( 2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Union.

These Regulations make provision for a purpose mentioned in that section and it appears to the Welsh Ministers that it is expedient for the references to the EU instruments in these Regulations to be construed as references to the Council Regulation as amended from time to time.

The Welsh Ministers make these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, and paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 to, the European Communities Act 1972.

Title, application and commencement

1. (1) The title of these Regulations is the Common Agricultural Policy Basic Payment Scheme (Provisional Payment Region Classification) (Wales) Regulations 2014.

(2) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

(3) These Regulations come into force on 4 August 2014.

Interpretation

2. (1) In these Regulations-

"arable crops" ("cnydau ar") means cereals, linseeds, oilseed, root crops, fruit crops or protein crops, including vining peas;

"provisional payment region classification" ("dosbarthiad rhanbarthau talu dros dro") means a determination of a reference parcel as part of a payment region by the Welsh Ministers pursuant to regulation 3 and "reference parcel" ("parsel cyfeirio") has the same meaning as in Article 2(25) of the Commission Regulation;

"the Commission Regulation" ("Rheoliad y Comisiwn") means Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 640/2014 of 11 March 2014 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the integrated administration and control system and conditions for refusal or withdrawal of payments and administrative penalties applicable to direct payments, rural development support and cross compliance( 3);

"the Council Regulation" ("Rheoliad y Cyngor") means Council Regulation  (EC) No 1307/2013of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy( 4).

(2) Any reference in these Regulations to an EU instrument is a reference to that instrument as amended from time to time.

Regions

3. (1) For the purposes of Article 23 of the Council Regulation, there are three payment regions in Wales, which are-

(a) moorland;(b) the severely disadvantaged area;(c) all other land.

(2) For these purposes-

"moorland" ("rhostir") means any land which-

(a) is classified by the Welsh Ministers as moorland on the Wales 1992 Moorland Map deposited at the offices of the...

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