Sheep Annual Premium (Amendment) Regulations 1996

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1996/49

1996 No. 49

AGRICULTURE

The Sheep Annual Premium (Amendment) Regulations 1996

Made 11th January 1996

Laid before Parliament 11th January 1996

Coming into force 1st February 1996

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State, being Ministers designated1for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 19722in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, acting jointly in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 2(2), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:

S-1 Title, extent and commencement

Title, extent and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Sheep Annual Premium (Amendment) Regulations 1996, shall extend to Great Britain and shall come into force on 1st February 1996.

S-2 Amendments to the Sheep Annual Premium Regulations 1992

Amendments to the Sheep Annual Premium Regulations 1992

2.—(1) The Sheep Annual Premium Regulations 19923shall be amended in accordance with the following paragraphs of this regulation.

(2) Regulation 4 (keeping and retention of a register) is revoked, except insofar as the obligation to retain a register required to be kept under that regulation is concerned.

(3) In paragraph (1)(a) of regulation 5 (powers of authorised officers), for the existing text substitute “carrying out any check which a member State is required to carry out by Article 6 of the Commission Regulation”.

(4) In paragraph (5)(a) of regulation 5, after “record” insert “the producer is required to keep by article 5 of the Sheep and Goats (Records, Identification and Movement) Order 19964(“the 1996 Order”)”.

(5) Insert the following regulation after regulation 8 (recovery of payments)—

S-8A

Failure to comply with the 1996 Order

8A. Where at any time during a marketing year a producer fails to comply with article 5 of the 1996 Order, the competent authority may withhold or recover on demand the whole or any part of any premium payable or as the case may be paid to the producer in respect of that marketing year.”.

Tony Baldry

Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

10th January 1996

Lindsay

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

11th January 1996

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Sheep Annual Premium Regulations 1992 ( S.I. 1992/2677, as already amended by...

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