The Hill Livestock (Compensatory Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Published: 1998-02-06

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1998 No. 34

AGRICULTURE
The Hill Livestock (Compensatory Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

Made
6th February 1998

Coming into operation
27th February 1998

The Department of Agriculture being a Department 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 Community, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the said section 2(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Hill Livestock (Compensatory Allowances) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 and shall come into operation on 27th February 1998.

Interpretation

2.  The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Amendment

3.—(1) The Hill Livestock (Compensatory Allowances) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996(4) shall be amended in accordance with this regulation.

(2) In paragraph (1) of regulation 2 (interpretation) the definitions of “the 1984 Regulations” and of “the 1993 Suckler Cow Regulations” shall be revoked.

(3) In paragraph (4) of regulation 2 there shall be substituted for the phrase “these regulations” the second time it occurs the following—

“the Hill Livestock (Compensatory Allowances) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998”.

(4) In paragraph (1A) of regulation 3 (compensatory allowances for breeding cows and ewes)—

(a)there shall be substituted for “the 1997 Scheme year” the phrase “the 1998 Scheme year”;

(b)in sub-paragraphs (a) and (b)(i), for “£97·50” there shall be substituted “£47·50”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (b)(i), for “£121·49” there shall be substituted “£88·70”;

(d)in sub-paragraphs (b)(ii) and (c), for “£69·75” there shall be substituted “£23·75”.

(5) In paragraph (1B) of regulation 3—

(a)there shall be substituted for “the 1997 Scheme year” the phrase “the 1998 Scheme year”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (b)(ii)(aa), for “£121·49” there shall be substituted “£88·70”.

(6) In paragraph (2) of regulation 3 for “, the 1992 Regulations or the 1984 Regulations” there shall be substituted “or the 1992 Regulations”.

(7) In paragraph (3) of regulation 3 the phrase “Subject to paragraph (3A),” shall be revoked.

(8) Paragraph (3A) of regulation 3 shall be revoked.

Sealed with the Official Seal the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland on

L.S.
Evelyn Cummins
Assistant Secretary
6th February 1998.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations amend the Hill Livestock (Compensatory Allowances) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 (“the principal Regulations”) as amended, which comply with the Community Legislation mentioned in the first paragraph of the Explanatory Note thereto.
These Regulations set the rates of payment in respect of the 1998 Scheme year for the annual compensatory allowance for certain breeding cows and ewes payable under regulation 3 of the principal Regulations. The cattle rates are reduced when compared to the comparable rates in respect of the 1997 Scheme year by about 59%.


(1)
S.I. 1972/1811

(2)
1972 c. 68; section 2 is subject to Schedule 2 to that Act and is to be read with S.I. 1984/703 (N.I. 3), S.R. (N.I.) 1984 No. 253 and S.I. 1994/2795 (N.I. 15)

(3)
1954 c. 33 (N.I.)

(4)
S.R. 1996 No. 230 as amended by S.R. 1996 No. 498, S.R. 1997 No. 13 and S.R.. 1997 No. 486
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