Statement Of The Existence Of The Character Of Exceptionality Calamitous Deglieventi Occurring In The Region Of Sicily.

Original Language Title: Dichiarazione dell'esistenza del carattere di eccezionalita' deglieventi calamitosi verificatisi nella regione Sicilia.

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The Minister of agricultural food and forestry policies Saw the Legislative Decree March 29, 2004, n. 102 concerning, inter alia, the national solidarity fund in support of the agricultural enterprises affected by natural disasters and adverse weather events; Having regard to the Legislative Decree of April 18, 2008, # 82, adjustment of national solidarity fund legislation, legislative decree 102/2004, for conformity to the guidelines for State aid in the agriculture and forestry 2007-2013 (2006/C 319/01) and Regulation (EC) 1857/2006, of December 15, 2006; Having regard to articles 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the same legislative decree 102/04, as amended by Legislative Decree 82/2008, governing compensatory damages, emergency interventions in areas and for uninsurable risks with preferential policies, assisted by State contribution; See, in particular, article. 6 identifying the procedures and methods for enabling on-demand assistance interventions in the region or autonomous province concerned, leaving this Ministry the Declaration of the exceptionality of adverse events, the identification of damaged territories and granted as well as the periodic allocation provisions of financial resources of the national solidarity fund to enable regions the aid delivery; Having regard to the European Union guidelines for State aid in the agriculture and forestry and rural areas 2014-2020 (2014/C 204/01); Having regard to Council Regulation (EU) of June 25, 2014, # 702/2014 declaring compatible with the internal market, in accordance with articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, certain categories of aid in the agricultural and forestry sectors and rural areas, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1857/2006; Examined in particular art. 25 of the above Reg. # 702/2014 concerning aid to compensate damages caused by natural disasters like weather adversity; Having regard to the Ministerial Decree of December 29, 2014, recorded at the Court of Auditors on March 11, 2015, Provv. # 623, and published on the website of the Ministry concerning the application of the provisions of legislative decree 102/04 in light of the new rules on State aid to agriculture and forestry; Considered that the abovementioned decree December 29, 2014, must be communicated to the European Commission-free and therefore the provisions can be effective only after the date of receipt of the regime's identification number issued by the European Commission; Whereas, therefore, aid may not be granted pending the exemption from notification to the European Commission of the Ministerial Decree of December 29, 2014 mentioned; Felt however must proceed with the recognition of the existence of the exceptionality of the natural disasters in question so that you can start any investigative activities; Having examined the proposal by the region of Sicily for a declaration adverse events listed below, for the application in the territories damaged the national solidarity fund providences: excessive snow from December 31, 2014 to 1 January 2015 in the province of Syracuse. Given that you have made the necessary Act alla Regione Sicilia findings which show that the events covered by this request for declaratory judgment have assumed the character of exceptionality in art. 1, paragraph 2 of the d.lgs. # 102/04 and s; Decided to accept the proposal of the region of Sicily of activating national solidarity fund compensatory interventions in affected areas;
Decrees: Art. 1 Declaration of the exceptionality of weathering is declared the existence of the exceptionality of the disasters listed alongside the below province as a result of damage to farm structures in the following agricultural territories, where they can apply the specific intervention measures provided for in Legislative Decree March 29, 2004, n. 102, as amended by Legislative Decree April 18, 2008 , # 82; Syracuse: excessive snow from December 31, 2014 to 1 January 2015;
provisions of art. 5 paragraph 3 in the municipalities of Noto, Pachino, Portopalo di Capo Passero.