LIVESTOCK sheep Law 26.698 established a transitional programme of retention and replacement of sheep and goats sows for small and medium-sized producers. Forgiveness of principal and interest of loans made to farmers affected by drought and volcanic ash. Sanctioned: 3 August 2011 fact promulgated: August 19, 2011 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. they attest to the force of law: article 1. º - the national executive power condone capital and the interests of those granted credits to small and medium-sized producers sheep in the Patagonian region, within the framework of the law 25.422, extended by law 26.680, who were affected by the drought and precipitation of volcanic ash.
Article 2º - the authority of implementation of the Fund for the recovery of the activity sheep (cold) created by law 25.422 and extended by 26.680 law, must certify the true involvement of the productive conditions of each establishment as a condition prior to the cancellation of interest and capital.
Article 3º - establish a transitional programme of retention and replacement of sheep and goats sows for small and medium-sized producers during a period of three years from the enactment of the present law. The program shall be not less than fifty per cent (50%) of the animals lost during the agricultural emergency caused by the ash volcanic areas declared emergency by the resolutions 449, 450 and 457 of the Ministry of agriculture, livestock and fisheries of the nation 2011. You can enter the program, those producers whose livestock farms have up to a maximum of five thousand (5,000) animals.
Article 4. - is this law enforcement authority the Ministry of agriculture, livestock and fisheries of the nation.
Article 5º - the application authority of this law in conjunction with the provincial authorities shall establish the conditions and scope of the transitional programme established in article 3 of the present and will give complementary standards to achieve a proper recovery and sustainability of the sheep and goats resource in affected areas.
https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MnZKbnZ4VWZWaG95VC9wRXlpb01lUT09 article 6º - the enforcement authority will establish the amounts of the grants and loans to attend the program established in article 3.
Article 7º - the enforcement authority will establish the requirements, criteria and formalities needed for access to the benefits. Local enforcement authorities established in each jurisdiction achieved by agricultural emergency resolutions cited in the article 3 of the present must implement the measures.
Article 8º - the resources needed to meet the financing of the transitional programme will be establishing national laws 25.422 and 26.509, Fund for the recovery of sheep activity (cold), National Fund for mitigation and emergency agricultural disaster (FONEDA) respectively, and others established the enforcement authority.
Article 9º - items corresponding to affected producers, will be remitted to each jurisdiction for its implementation, monitoring and control.
ARTICLE 10. -Infringements of this law, will be penalized with the penalties provided in 25.422 and 26.509 laws.
ARTICLE 11. -Communicate to the national executive power. GIVEN IN THE ASSEMBLY HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, THREE, AUGUST OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND ELEVEN. -REGISTERED UNDER NO. 26.698 - JULIO C. C. COBOS. -PATRICIA S. FADEL. -Enrique Hidalgo. -John H. Estrada.
Date of publication: 08/24/2011 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/MnZKbnZ4VWZWaG95VC9wRXlpb01lUT09