Decree on subsidies for conservation of læsø Brown bee
Under text annotation nr. 148 ad § 24.21.02 to budget for 2012 determined: scope
§ 1. Danish agrifish agency may within the framework of the annual appropriation to provide grants to 1) conservation of læsø Brown bee (the subspecies Apis mellifera mellifera), see. § 4 (animal supplements), 2) establishment of new populations of læsø Brown bee in authorised mating areas, see. § 5 (start-up grants), and 3) breeders ' associations that contribute to the conservation of the læsø Brown bee (Union grants), see. § 6.
§ 2. Danish agrifish Agency shall, in accordance with the recommendation of the Committee for the conservation of genetic resources of Danish Livestock (genetic resource Committee) decision on the granting of subsidies and whether subsidies.
§ 3. Application for animal supplements and applying for grants must be received in the Association of genetic resource Committee's secretariat by 1. may of the calendar year the application is made. Application for animal supplements must be drawn up on a form available from the Secretariat of the Committee on genetic resource or on the website of the Danish Ministry of Food.
(2). Application for establishment grants must be received in the genetic resource Committee's secretariat by 1. October of the calendar year the application is made. The application must be accompanied by documentation of purchased queen bees. The application shall be drawn up on a form available from the Secretariat of the Committee on genetic resource or on the website of the Danish Ministry of Food.
§ 4. Expensive subsidy may be granted to private individuals, private institutions or public institutions, which are the owners of Queen bees of the subspecies læsø Brown bee, as defined in article 1, paragraph 2. and (3) of the Ordinance on bee-keeping on Læsø. Allowance is paid in proportion to the number of indvintrede Queens in the previous calendar year.
(2). It is a condition for the granting of subsidies to the beekeeper can prove bidronningens descent.
(3). It is also a condition for the award of grants, the beneficiary undertakes to provide free of charge breeding material to Aarhus University, Institute of Agroecology, for the purpose of research, as well as for other research institutions at the request of the genetic resource Committee.
(4). Copy of the herd-book of Queen bees which have applied for grants, as well as information on the number and location of this year's swarms are communicated to the Secretariat of the Committee on genetic resource indvintrede by 1. October of the calendar year is applied for animal supplements.
§ 5. Start-up grants may be granted to the person responsible for an approved the mating area, see. Executive order on approved the mating areas for honey bees, which establishes a new approved mating area with a population of læsø Brown bee, or replace the population of an existing approved mating area to læsø Brown bee.
(2). The subsidy is granted for full or partial coverage of costs of acquisition of mated Queens of the subspecies læsø Brown bee.
§ 6. Association grants, see. § 1, nr. 3, can be granted to associations which have breeding work with læsø Brown bee as a aims, and which supports the conservation and promotes the spread of pure populations of læsø Brown bee to the widest possible range of growers on the widest possible range of suitable sites.
(2). It is a condition of grant that concluded a cooperation agreement with genetic resource Committee.
(3). Subsidies may be granted for the total or partial coverage of the Association's costs for fees, driving expenses and materials, among other things. in connection with 1) assessment, selection and registration of Queens, 2) monitoring of stock structure and 3) coursework.
(4). No reimbursement for private work or to breeders ' Association's general operating expenses.
(5). Request of payment of Association grants submitted to the Danish Agrifish agency attached documentation for the costs incurred. Withdrawal request must be Danish Agrifish agency not later than the 15. November of the calendar year in which the application is submitted, unless otherwise stated in the undertaking for reimbursement.
Payment of grants
§ 7. Grants are paid out once a year to the consignee NemKonto.
(2). Grants, see. § 1, nr. 1 and nr. 2, to the individual recipient may not exceed the limits laid down in accordance with the Commission Regulation on the application of articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty to de minimis aid in the agriculture and fisheries sector.
§ 8. Changes in information of importance for the Foundation of the product applied for grants must be notified without delay of the grant recipient Danish Agrifish Agency.
Cancellation, repayment of grants and control
§ 9. Grant will lapse or can be recovered, if 1) beneficiary does not satisfy the conditions for obtaining grants, 2) beneficiary violates provisions of the law on beekeeping or provisions set out thereunder, including the Ordinance on bee-keeping on Læsø, 3) beneficiary has provided false or misleading information or omission of information relevant for granting the subsidy, or 4) beneficiary does not comply with its obligation under section 8.
(2). By demands for repayment attributed to an annual interest rate equal to the rate established in accordance with section 5 of the Act, interest from the due date to count. The applied interest, however, is at least 50 us $.
§ 10. Danish agrifish agency supervises the compliance with the Executive order.
Entry into force of the
§ 11. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. with effect from 1 February 2012. January 2012.
(2). Executive Order No. 1584 by 21. December 2010 for grants for the preservation of the læsø Brown bee be lifted.
Danish agrifish Agency, the 25. January 2012 Pernille Andersen/Isabelle Stick-Heerwagen