The Common Agricultural Policy (Amendment) Regulations 2015

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CitationSI 2015/1325

2015No. 1325

AGRICULTURE

The Common Agricultural Policy (Amendment) Regulations 2015

14thMay2015

18thMay2015

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972( 1) in relation to the common agricultural policy( 2) and makes these Regulations under the powers conferred by that section.

Citation and commencement

1.-(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Common Agricultural Policy (Amendment) Regulations 2015 and come into force on the day after the day on which they are made.

Amendment of the Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) Regulations 2014

2.-(1) The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) Regulations 2014( 3) are amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (2) of regulation 3 (competent authority), for "Where" substitute "Subject to paragraph (3), where".

(3) In paragraph (3) of regulation 3, for the opening words, substitute "A farmer who has a holding situated in more than one territory on the last date on which the single application may be submitted may request that the competent authority is".

(4) After paragraph (3) of regulation 3 insert-

"(3A) Where a holding is situated in more than one territory, the final date on which the single application may be submitted, and the final date on which an application for the allocation of payment entitlements may be submitted, are the dates set in the territory of the competent authority for that holding in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).".

(5) For paragraph (1) of regulation 5 (applications) substitute-

"(1) For the purposes of Article 13(1) of the Horizontal Implementing Regulation( 4), Article 1 of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/747 derogating from Implementing Regulation (EU) No 809/2014 as regards the final date of submission of the single application, aid applications or payment claims, the final date for notification of amendments to the single application or payment claim and the final date for applications for allocation of payment entitlements or the increase of the value of payment entitlements under the basic payment scheme for the year 2015( 5), and Article 12 of the Horizontal Delegated Regulation( 6), the final date on which a single application, aid application or payment claim may be submitted to the Secretary of State is- (a)...

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