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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 477 Riga, 6 May 2004 (pr. No 27, § 20) terms for beet producers and sugar manufacturers mutual obligations Issued pursuant to the law the sugar industry article 17 i. General provisions 1 the questions determines the beet producers and sugar manufacturers ' rights, obligations and principles of mutual cooperation.
II. terms of delivery of beet sugar producers 2, which according to the sugar regulatory laws assigned production quotas for sugar (hereinafter referred to as the processor), the beet supply contract with growers each beet sugar in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law. The contract shall specify: 2.1. delivery of beet sugar, the basic quota (hereinafter A quota beet) sugar beet production, delivery of additional quota for sugar (hereinafter referred to as the B quota sugar beet) for sucrose content is 16%, as well as in the sugar quota of polarized according to beet producers register the delivery of sugar beet to the basic amount. Each sugar beet growers to produce the quantity of white sugar shall be fixed on the basis of the average quantity of sugar production in the five previous seasons. The season concludes with a calculation of the actual sugar factory conversion factor, using the following formula: actual conversion factor = the total quantity in the sugar beet will be delivered = – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –;
the total quantity of white sugar produced 2.2. sugar beet area;
2.3. the total sugar beet seed sowing unit quantity and variety;
2.4. acceptance of beet;
2.5. the sugar regulatory laws set A quota and the B quota of the minimum price of beet per tonne;
2.6. the minimum beet price of virskvot per tonne;
2.7. sugar beet delivery schedule;
2.8. the transport distance from the beet producers in the geographical center of the County to the reception area;
2.9. sugar beet chips.
3. Sugar beet growers of sugar beet delivery basic transfer to another natural or legal person shall inform the processor, 10 days before a deal is made.
4. If there is insufficient supply of beet, sugar beet processors in proportion to adopt the basic supply of sugar beet growers virskvot beet quota or the B quota on (A) the minimum price for beet fixed in sugar regulatory laws.
5. the delivery contract shall provide for beet only deductions set out in these regulations.
III. Sugar beet seed, fertilizer and plant protection products purchase and payment procedures 6. Taking into account the prices of seed suppliers and the international price level, a processor of sugar beet growers provide with necessary seed of sugar beet varieties. Premium processor may not be greater than 10 percent.
7. Sugar beet delivery contract for 2004 provides for the following: 7.1 the processor until 15 January 2005 to send to each of the varieties of sugar beet grower description and test results along with the sugar beet seed variety order form relating to media 2005 season;
7.2. the beet producers up to 2005 January 30, ordered the beet seeds of varieties indicating the chosen variety and quantity of seeds needed. If the beet growers of sugar beet seeds of varieties not ordered within that period, he shall be chosen from the remaining seed varieties offered by the processor.
8. Sugar beet growers will receive sugar beet seeds sugar beet delivery at the time of conclusion of the contract.
9. the processor provides the ability for the beet growers on the purchased sugar beet seeds, fertilizers and plant protection products pay with the supplied sugar beet.
10. the processor shall be entitled for sugar beet seeds, fertilizers and plant protection products to withhold 25% of pay for the previous year and 75% sugar beet delivered — from payment for the current year supplied sugar beet.
11. If payment for the supplied sugar beet growers of beet is not to be covered by the debt on the purchased sugar beet seeds, fertilizers and plant protection products and the debt is not paid to sugar beet delivery deadline laid down in the contract (but not later than 31 December 2004), sugar beet growers will pay a penalty for each day of delay up to 0.05% of the unpaid amount.
IV. Sugar beet production and volume assessment 12. Beet producers, representatives of non-governmental organizations and the representatives of the participating processors of sugar beet and sugar beet in the assessment of the volume sampling. Sugar beet growers will produce volume and participate in the examination.
13. If it is found that sugar beet sown, the processor does not have the right to unilaterally terminate the contract with the delivery of sugar beet growers and sugar beet to determine penalties to two Lats per tonne of sugar beet in the contract was delivered.
14. In the case of natural disasters, which caused losses to sugar beet growers of beet volumes shall immediately report it to the processor. 15 days after natural disasters draw up legislation on beet volumes for loss suffered. Act shall be drawn up by the Commission, which is made up of the rural support service of the regional agricultural administration representative, processors and sugar beet growers.
15. If the Commission, which compiled the rules referred to in point 14 of the Act recognizes that the natural disaster caused losses to sugar beet growers of beet volumes, is exempt from penalties for not supplied A quota and the B quota of the sugar beet and sugar beet delivery does not reduce the basic amount.
V. delivery terms for sugar beet, sampling procedures and methods 16. sugarbeet growers of beet supplied sugar beet specified in the delivery contract in place for the holding of the beet producers geographically nearest to the point of acceptance.
17. Sugar beet delivery contract shall provide that if the sugar beet growers are reared by, but are not supplied by A quota and the B quota sugar beet processor, the beet producers pay the contractual penalty to the processor to five lats for each undelivered contract A and B quota sugar beet quota in tons.
18. Sugar beet delivery contract shall provide that the processor checks each sugar beet growers of beet delivered quality. If beet producers supplied more than 100 tonnes of sugar beet processors laboratory at random at least one sample of 10 transport units, but no less than one sample per day, extending medium-sized sugar beet quality scores also unchecked shipments. The rest of the sugar beet growers for the assessment of samples taken from each consignment.
19. where the sugar beet growers will not pass the sugar beet that rule 18 the prescribed quality testing of sugar beet delivery agreement shall stipulate that the payment for the beet processor unchecked reduced by 30% of the minimum price for beet.
20. in order to determine the percentage of sugar beet not purity, calculates the total quantity of impurities in the beet loading using the following formula: (m1-m2) – – – – – – – – – x 100 =% 1% gross m1 m1, mass, in grams, of the sample;
M2 — the net mass, in grams, of the sample;
1 — sample washing time is linked to water quantity in percentage.
21. If the processor has the technical capacity, it sets the aminosavienojum nitrogen (N), potassium and sodium content of sugar beet in the part of the sample using the following methods: 21.1. aminosavienojum nitrogen (N) content is determined spectrophotometrically according to "the blue number" method using copper reagent and the processing of data in accordance with icumsa method GS6-3 mg/100 g beet;
21.2. potassium and sodium ion content be determined spectrophotometrically with a flame spectrophotometer in accordance with icumsa method GS6-6 mmol/100 g of beet.
22. The season closing in the final calculation for each sugar beet grower of premium calculation for technologically high quality beet sugar factory, taking into account the averages. If quality indicators are below the averages of a sugar, make deductions from amounts: No.
Premium and p.k. Aminosavienojum
nitrogen, potassium and sodium content of deductions ($/t) 22.1.
aminosavienojum nitrogen-N mg/100 g of beet: 22.1.1.
more about-20 + 1.00 22.1.2.
from-to-20.0 10.1 + 0.60 22.1.3.
from 1.0 up to-10.0 + 0.20-22.1.4.
0 of a sugar average 22.1.5.
from 1.0 to 10.0 +-+ 0.20 22.1.6.
from + to + 20.0 10.1-0.60 22.1.7.
more about + 20.0 – 1.00 22.2.
potassium + sodium mmol/100 g of beet 22.2.1.
more about-1.50 + 1.00 22.2.2.
from – to – 1.50 + 0.60 22.2.3 0.51.
from 0.10 to 0.20-0.50 +-22.2.4.
0 of a sugar average 22.2.5.
from 0.10 to 0.50 +-+ 0.20 22.2.6.
from + to + 1.50 – 0.60 22.2.7 0.51.
more about + 1.00 1.50-23. the sugar content to be determined using the polarimetric method for according to the icumsa method GS-1. Beet sample is taken to determine the sugar content of the polarized. Payment of a fee, accepts that the base is 16% sucrose, the conversion of a quantity of sugar to be used.
24. sugar beet processors assessed in accordance with the standard EN 352:2002, which lays down the following indicators: 24.1. the sucrose content: 16%;
24.2. sucrose content, not less than 14%;
24.3. minimum weight: 200 g root, root diameter minimum sugar beet on the upper part – 5 cm; 15.2. total impurities (leaves and the stalks, weeds, and astīt side of beet roots, with a diameter less than 1 cm, cut off 1 cm long root head, Earth, stones): not more than 25%, including the Green mass — not more than 2.5%;
15.2. a quantity of sugar beet izziedējuš: not more than 3%, weathered, not more than 5%;
24.6. mechanical severely damaged sugar beet quantity — not more than 12%;
24.7. sugar beet should not be rotten, frozen, with a glassy black and mummified tissues, or roots.
25. Sugar beet delivery contract shall provide that the processor does not accept sugar beet, if their quality does not correspond to the rules set out in paragraph 24, or adopt them as low quality and reduce payment for 20% of the minimum price.
26. Sugar beet growers of non-governmental organisations authorised person shall participate in the weight of the sugar beet, beet washing, sampling and analysis.
Vi. Sugar beet delivery schedule 27. Sugar beet processors in the contract of supply of sugar beet delivery schedule shall be determined for each sugar beet growers, in accordance with the following principles: 27.1. sugar beet growers, who served more than 500 tonnes of sugar beet, the service schedule is divided in three periods, based on sugar beet delivery time change for each sugar beet grower within a period of three years;
27.2. sugar beet growers, who served less than 500 tonnes of sugar beet, in accordance with the timetable for the transfer of sugar beet delivery time based on sugar beet delivery time change for each sugar beet grower within three years.
28. If the delivery of sugar beet growers, sugar beet, sugar beet delivery not respected the contract delivery schedule, the sugar beet processors adopt once served all the vendor that supplied sugar beet delivery schedule in the prescribed time. The contract provides for delivery of the sugar beet processors can reduce the minimum beet price of up to three litres, if delivery is more than graphics.
29. If the amount of beet delivered is higher than the delivery schedule in the one-day delivery not delivered according to the delivery of sugar beet to a new delivery timetable which reconciled with the processor. If the new delivery schedule has been agreed, not delivered according to the delivery of sugar beet to the previous schedule after the rest of the delivery.
30. If the processor does not support the adoption of weighing, beet and landing one hour after sugar beet vendor login entrance weighing point at the beet producers and non-governmental organizations authorized by the processor of sugar beet growers to pay liquidated damages — two late on virsnormatīv the idle hours.
31. If the processors in the production process technological interference occurs, the processor of sugar beet adjusted delivery schedules by matching with the beet producers.
32. Each sugar beet growers shall be entitled to deliver the virskvot beet not more than 3% of the A quota sugar beet delivery. Ensure that the processor of sugar beet virskvot.
33. the processor shall be entitled virskvot sugar off next year's sugar production in the basic quota (quota), respectively, reducing the processor set next year's sugar production of the basic quota (A quota).
34. on the basis of this provision, paragraph 33 processor calculates the virskvot used for the production of sugar beet quantity, including next year's sugar production in the basic quota (quota). The processor performs the conversion of sugar beet grower, paying for the virskvot of sugar beet quota beet A minimum price.
35. the contract provides for delivery of Beet, beet grower agrees to export free of charge from the territory of the beet processor chips for 25% of the quantity of beet delivered as well as cover the cost of loading-0.10 dollars per tonne. If not specified the beet producers exported quantity of beet chips, is calculated liquidated damages to three lats for each exported not beet chips.
36. If the processor is not produced national sugar production A quota and the B quota of the sugar beet growers, who have delivered less than expected sugar beet sugar beet delivery contract, pay a penalty of up to two lats for each undelivered A quota and a B quota sugar beet tonnes (except when the Commission, which compiled the rules referred to in point 14 of the Act recognises that sugar beet is not delivered due to natural disasters).
VII. Occupational safety and fire protection 37. processors of sugar beet growers informed about safety and fire regulations in the area of the processor.
38. Sugar beet growers and sugar beet processor in the territory to the point of acceptance in respect of occupational safety and fire regulations. Sugar beet growers is responsible for safety compliance, reporting, and unloading the sugar beet.
VIII. Payment and settlement arrangements 39. For quota beet delivered pay not less than the minimum price under the sugar regulatory laws. Sugar beet delivery contract in 2004 provides that in July 2005, the minimum price for beet shall be recalculated according to the directly applicable European Union regulations set Euro 2004/2005 marketing year.
40. Sugar beet delivery contract shall determine the quantities of white sugar and sugar beet (tonnes), which is the base in sugar content. Production of white sugar to sugar beet conversion is performed using the conversion factor at the time of conclusion of the contract. After the sugar beet processing each grower's delivery conversion percentage using the following formula: the grower's delivery percentage = delivered beet sugar quantity = – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 100 x the contractual quantity of beet sugar 41. for each contract delivered net tonne for beet fixed premium for each 0.1% of sucrose contents above the base of the sucrose content (16%), or deductions for sucrose contents below the base of the sucrose content: 25.5. If sucrose contents from 16.1% to 17.0 0.2% of the premium, minimum prices;
41.2. If sucrose contents of up to 20.0% premium in 17.1 0.1% of the minimum price;
41.3. If sucrose content is higher than 20%, paid just like the beets with sugar content of 20%;
25.7. If sucrose contents lower than 16.0 but not below 15.5%, deducted 0.2% of the minimum price;
25.8. If 15.4% of sucrose content is lower, the report and 0.5% of the minimum price.
42. Sugar beet delivery contract for 2004 provides for the following conditions: 42.1. If until 29 2004 September supplied sugar beet beet sucrose is below the base of the sucrose content of deductions do not apply. The calculation shall be made for each percentage point in one day by the beet;
26.2. on the virskvot of beet delivered are paid a minimum price, which is 15% of (A) the minimum price for quota beet. Until 1 May 2005 the processors for the virskvot pay the minimum price for sugar beet;
26.3. on 5 December, 2004 the processors on each tonne of sugar beet in premium dollars a day, 0.10 and not more than 1.00 LVL.
43. the processor pays the net transport of beet 20 km away from the County's geographical center point of acceptance to the processor — 0.02 per tonne-kilometre lats. The processor does not cover transport costs for sugar beet, which is adopted in accordance with the quality of it.
44. adoption services of beet beet producers pay 0.40 per pounds NET tonnes of beet.
45. delivery contracts for 2004 provides that the processor on the supplied A and B quota sugar beet quota is paid according to the following schedule: 45.1.35% of full pay for 2004 in September, October and November — sugar beet delivered to 15th date of the following month;
45.2.50% full payment for the supplied sugar beet-up to 31 December 2004;
45.3.58% of full payment for sugar beet delivered — up to 28 February 2005;
28.2.68% full payment for sugar beet delivered — up to 31 March 2005;
28.3.80% of full payment for the supplied sugar beet-to 2005 30 April;
45.6.10% of the full payment of contributions is reserved for next year for the required seeds, fertilizers and plant protection products;
28.4. the final settlement is made up of 15 august 2005.
46. processors pay the delay money 0.05% of the unpaid amount for each delayed day. Late is not calculated, if not from the processor, it is not possible at least for the marketing of sugar intervention price and it is not possible to log the sugar intervention or export subsidies. The delay money calculated starting with the fifteenth day.
47. the delivery contract shall provide for beet and sugar beet grower processors mutual settlement procedures provide that beet growers each month to the fifth day submitted to the processor of lading-Bill for the previous month the quantity of beet delivered.
Prime Minister i. Emsis Minister of Agriculture m. Roze Editorial Note: the entry into force of the provisions by 20 May 2004.
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