Federal Programme For The Promotion And Development Of The Buffalo Production. Creation.

Original Language Title: Programa Federal para el Fomento y Desarrollo de la Producción Bubalina. Creación.

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PRODUCTION Buffalo production Buffalo Law 27.076 program Federal for the promotion and development of the production Buffalo. Creation. Adopted: 10 December 2014 promulgated: 07 January 2015 the Senate and Chamber of deputies of the Argentina nation gathered in Congress, etc. sanction with force of law: program Federal for the promotion and development of the production Buffalo chapter I reaches of the regime.
Article 1 °-create is a program for the promotion and development of the production of Bubalus Bubalis or buffalo of water, that will be of application in all them areas agroecologicamente suitable of the territory Argentine and governed with them reaches and limitations established in the present law and them standards regulatory that in its consequence dictate the power Executive national.
Article 2 ° - this programme will be devoted to generating and promoting specific livestock policies for production and optimal use of the cattle bubalino, within a sustainable framework in time and that allows to maintain, develop and increase sources of work and the establishment of the rural population tending to a better quality of life. This law includes the use of the hacienda Buffalo in all its extension: both of animals in foot, milk, leather, semen and all them others products and by-products derived, in form primary or industrialized with the objective end of achieve a production for your autoconsumo and/or marketing, to level national as of export, and of this way favor to the development of them economies of the region.
Article 3 ° - productive actions achieved by the next regime are: the incentive, training, and recomposition of the hacienda Buffalo, the qualitative and quantitative improvement of the production, the use of appropriate technologies and practices, revaluation of local genetic resources, the promotion of associative enterprises, health control, support to the commercial and industrial actions carried out preferably by the producer cooperatives and/or other companies that make up the industrial chain and food Buffalo.
Article 4 - the production of water buffalo will be held using practices governed by https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/VmZ1WnlMU3F6TVJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 criteria of economic, social, sustainability and respect for the existing natural resources.
Chapter II enforcement authority. Federal Council bubalino. Program.
Article 5 °-the authority of application of the present law will be the Ministry of agriculture, livestock and fishing, with the Faculty of decentralize functions in them ministries of production of them provinces attached or in them bodies that these establish.
Article 6 ° - created within the scope of the Ministry of agriculture, livestock and fishing the Bubalino Federal Council with advisory functions, empowering the enforcement authority to by rules of procedure provide for their conformation and performance.
(Article 7 ° - the authority for application of the scheme shall carry out the following actions: to) disseminate and promote the rational exploitation of the production of cattle bubalino. (b) to promote the incorporation of small producers to the activity. (c) carry out the improvement of infrastructures of production and actions aimed at the opening and maintenance of markets. (d) adopt the necessary measures for the purpose of promoting industrialization, internal and/or external marketing and consumption of the products and by-products derived from the breeding of buffalos. (e) promote, support and carry out research and experimentation both private and State, to achieve the improvement of the products of the cattle bubalino. (f) support the increase and the activities of the associations of producers. (g) advise and provide technical assistance and training, through the competent body, producers and those who wish to engage in activity on management, health, food, selection of players and marketing of products and by-products of the production of Buffalo, offering information on what is required. (h) undertake the establishment of centers experimental or cabins of reproduction to level provincial or regional, according to is the case, in order validate technologies, import material genetic and/or specimens improved to raise animals selected for their subsequent sale, or delivery in quality of mutual, to producers. (i) develop together with the competent organs of the national executive power the following programs: a. Programme of development of meat. b. dairy development program. c. Programme of development of the industry of leather. d. health programme. e. dissemination and business incentive program. j) provide support to producers affected in situations of emergency or disaster.
Chapter III funding. Benefits.
Article 8 ° - the national executive power shall include in the budget of the national administration to https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/VmZ1WnlMU3F6TVJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 starting from the publication of this Act an annual amount that is not less than ten million pesos ($ 10,000,000) during a period deemed necessary to fulfil aspects of this standard by the enforcement authority.
Article 9 °-the authority of application will establish the criterion of distribution of them funds giving priority to them areas agro-ecological of the country in which the activity Buffalo have a significant importance for the roots of the population and to them plans of work or projects of investment in which is increase the occupation of labor and/or in which them people physical holders of them benefits is commit to file is within the establishment rural promoted.
ARTICLE 10. (-Holders work plans and investment projects to promote and develop livestock Buffalo will receive the following benefits: to) credits for the base studies necessary for the required Foundation in the development and formulation of the plan of work or investment project. The same should be done by a technical manager who shall be professional University of agricultural sciences - engineer zootechnician, agronomist, agricultural engineering, veterinary medical, or University equivalent degrees - with provincial or national registration. The amount of the credit will be variable taking in has the area, size of the exploitation and activity. (b) credits for acquisition of specimens or semen from breeds preferably cabins or research centers to be created, local producers, or the common market of the South (MERCOSUR) member countries. (c) subsidies for total or partially to: 1.-payment of professional fees related to the development and formulation of the project or plan and the necessary base studies for his Foundation. 2. performance of investments included in the plan or project, which will be variable area, size of the farm, as determined the application authority according to which provides for regulation. 3. expenses for the training of producers, technicians, employees of productive establishments and other operators that are considered necessary for the implementation of the proposals. d) delivery as a mutual improved specimens from the cabins or centres of experimentation that referred to article 7th paragraph h) with the aim of optimization of subsistence farms, and the condition of the subsequent return of the same number of copies in deadlines and modalities established the enforcement authority. The beneficiaries of the mutual will be those listed in article 12, without exception, producers and must allocate, whenever possible, acquired rodeo, the exploitation of milk production.
Chapter IV beneficiaries. Differential treatment.
ARTICLE 11. -Be entitled to the benefits granted this programme natural persons domiciled in the Republic of Argentina, the legal incorporated therein and the undivided, programs, and non-governmental organizations which are carrying out or initiate activities contained in this law and comply with the requirements that in hindsight set regulations.
ARTICLE 12. -The enforcement authority to prioritize the economic benefits of the present https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/VmZ1WnlMU3F6TVJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09

regime to the following cases: a. small producers who exploit a reduced field surface and whose family group is with unsatisfied basic needs. b. small producers of areas agricultural reduced that bred other species of animals as cattle, goats, sheep etc and for which the exploitation of Buffalo can represent an alternative economic and sustainable for its system of production. c. those micro, small or medium-sized agricultural enterprises that develop productive activities in areas agroecologicamente suitable for the exploitation of the cattle bubalino. For the purposes of the definition of SMEs for the implementation of this programme, shall apply the 675/02, items 1 ° and 2 ° resolution, or one that, in the future, substitute, modify or supplement. Current benefits for SMEs will be extensive to the associative forms formed exclusively by them, such as consortia, transitional companies, cooperative unions and any other form of legal Association. In all cases the exploitation should develop in land agroecologicamente, with an animal load according to the forage potential of them and management practices must not affect natural resources, maintaining the sustainability of the system.
ARTICLE 13. (- For access to differential treatment, producers shall, in addition to quite fit into any of the cases referred to in the previous article, complete the following requirements simultaneously: to) dwell in a permanent and continuous the venue where he made cattle or failing that reside within the rural area in which it is based. (b) intervene directly with his work and that of his family group in the production, not hiring, where possible, permanent staff for the operation. (c) have an income of the family group that does not exceed the maximum set for this category of producers by the enforcement authority.
ARTICLE 14. -For the purposes of benefit from this scheme, producers must submit a work plan or an investment project, depending on the type of benefit applied to the authority responsible for applying this regime in the province in which the farm is located. After review and approval, it will be forwarded to the enforcement authority, who must be issued within the deadlines established regulations. The enforcement authority is empowered to establish documentation and requirements which must be completed by the applicant producer of benefits according to the type of assistance and requested benefit.
Chapter V Provincial membership.
ARTICLE 15. -This programme shall apply in provinces that expressly adhere to it. To qualify for the benefits of this Act, the provinces must: to) designate a provincial agency responsible for the implementation of the programme, which shall comply with the procedures established by law within the set deadlines, coordinating the functions and services of provincial and communal bodies fostering bubalino, with the enforcement authority. (b) at the time of accession the provinces will inform limited benefits granted and https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/VmZ1WnlMU3F6TVJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09 commitment to keep them during the period of validity of this law.
ARTICLE 16. -Communicate to the national executive power.

Date of publication: 12/01/2015 https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/pdf/linkQR/VmZ1WnlMU3F6TVJycmZ0RFhoUThyQT09