Organic Farming (Amendment) Regulations 1999

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1999/2735

1999 No. 2735

AGRICULTURE

The Organic Farming (Amendment) Regulations 1999

Made 4th October 1999

Laid before Parliament 4th October 1999

Coming into force 5th October 1999

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, being a Minister designated1for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 19722in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by that section, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations—

Title and commencement
S-1 Title and commencement

Title and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Organic Farming (Amendment) Regulations 1999 and shall come into force on 5th October 1999.

Interpretation
S-2 Interpretation

Interpretation

2. In these Regulations “the principal Regulations” means the Organic Farming Regulations 19993.

Amendment of the principal Regulations

Amendment of the principal Regulations

S-3 The principal Regulations shall be amended in accordance with...

3. The principal Regulations shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of these Regulations.

S-4 In regulation 2(1) of the principal Regulations , after the...

4. In regulation 2(1) of the principal Regulations, after the definition “approved” there shall be inserted the following definitions—

““the area of the Bodmin Moor Project” means the area of land comprised in the parishes in the area of Bodmin Moor in the county of Cornwall which are listed in Part I of Schedule 3;

“the area of the Bowland Initiative” means the area of land comprised in the parishes in the area of the Forest of Bowland in the County of Lancashire which are listed in Part II of Schedule 3; and

“the area of the Uplands experiment” means the aggregate of the area of the Bodmin Moor Project and the area of the Bowland Initiative”.

S-5 After regulation 6 of the principal Regulations there shall...

5. After regulation 6 of the principal Regulations there shall be inserted the following regulation—

S-6A

Closing date for accepting applications for aid

6A.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Minister shall not accept an application for aid under these Regulations unless such application has been received by him before 5th October 1999.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to applications for aid which are made in respect of the land the whole of which is situated in the area of the Uplands experiment.

(3) The Minister shall not accept an application for aid under these Regulations in relation to land which is situated in the area of the Uplands experiment unless such application has been received by him before 1st January 2000.”

S-6 After Schedule 2 to the principal Regulations there shall be...

6. After Schedule 2 to the principal Regulations there shall be inserted Schedule 3 as set out in the Schedule to these...

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