Rs 913.211 Order Of The Foag Of 26 November 2003 On Aid For Investment And Measures D ' Social Support In Agriculture (Oimas)

Original Language Title: RS 913.211 Ordonnance de l’OFAG du 26 novembre 2003 sur les aides à l’investissement et les mesures d'accompagnement social dans l’agriculture (OIMAS)

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913.211 order of the FOAG on the investment aid and accompanying measures in agriculture (OIMAS) of November 26, 2003 (Status January 1, 2016) the federal Office for agriculture (FOAG), view the art. 3, al. 2, 3A, al. 2, 10, al. 1, 16, art. 3: 19, al. 4, 19th, al. 3, 39, al. 1, let. e, 43, al. 5, 46, al. 5, 51, al. 2, and 60, al. 2, of the Ordinance of 7 December 1998 on structural improvements (OAS), view the art. 2, al. 2, 3, al. 2, 15, al. 2, and 24, al. 1, of the Ordinance of 26 November 2003 on measures of social support in agriculture (OMAS), stop: Section 1: calculation of the need for work required for the individual measures art. 1 additional factors for the calculation of standard labour units additional factors for the calculation of standard labour units (UMOS), applicable in special branches of production, are provided in Appendix 1.

Art. 2 criteria for the delimitation of threatened areas exploitation is threatened in a region of mountain and Hills area, if one of the following criteria is met: a. the demand for land rent is low or non-existent and rents are low accordingly; b. fallow land are increasing; c. the embuissonnement and the forest area are increasing.

Sufficient occupation of the territory is threatened in a part of the region of mountain and hills, if the number of inhabitants needed for the maintenance of the structures social and of a village community is not assured long term. The threat is assessed on the basis of the matrix in Appendix 2.

Section 2: Flat rates applicable to regular reclamation of land improvements art. 3. flat rates on the right giving fees to contributions to regular reclamation of paths and agricultural improvements are provided in Appendix 3.

Section 3: Standard rates of aid for investment art. 4 taking into account the location of the useful agricultural surface with regard to individual measures, when the useful agricultural surface due and assured long-term is located in several areas, the investment aid is calculated: a. depending on the area in which are located more than two thirds of the useful agricultural surface; (b) according to the average of the rates applicable to the zones concerned majority if the useful agricultural surface is not located in a area more than two-thirds.

The useful agricultural area of farms traditionally comprising several levels of operation, located at most 15 km away by road from the operating centre, cannot be taken into account that in regions where operating at several levels is traditionally practised.

New content according to chapter I of O of the FOAG Nov. 14. 2007, in force since Jan. 1. 2008 (2007 6201 RO).
Introduced by chapter I of O of the FOAG from 23 oct. in force since Jan. 1, 2013. 2014 (2013 3919 RO).

Art. 5 phasing of the investment the staggering of the flat-rate aid the investment aid applicable to aid initial, as well as assistance for residential houses, operating buildings for animals consuming the roughage, Alpine buildings, as well as operating for pigs and poultry buildings found in annex 4.

Art. 6Aide to the maximum investment for operating buildings the maximum contribution allocated by operating operating buildings is set out in annex 4, ch. III.
Investment credits cannot exceed the amounts set in art. 47, al. 1, OAS.
During the joint construction of buildings (communities of operation, partial communities of exploitation or similar communities), the sum of maximum contributions according to the al. 1 and 2 by involved operation is decisive, the BMU number taken into account and the maximum investment aid calculated in proportion to the participation of each operation.

New content according to chapter I of O of the FOAG Nov. 14. 2007, in force since Jan. 1. 2008 (2007 6201 RO).

Art. 7 operating buildings community when two or more build in common an operations building, support may be granted if: a. they are recognized as a community by the competent cantonal service; b. community requires at least a UMOS need consistent with art. 3 OAS; c. each partner manages a farm which meets the requirements referred to in art. 3, 4 and 12 to 34 of the order of 23 October 2013 on payments direct; d. a collaboration contract is concluded with the minimum of 20 years in the case of support in the form of contributions, or a duration corresponding at least to investment credit in the case of a support exclusively in the form of investment credits; e. in case of exit from the community before the expiry of the period mentioned in the let. d, land and production rights taken into account in determining program of distribution of volumes referred to in art. 10 OAS are transferred to the remaining partners.

The transfer of land and rights of production required in the al. 1, let. e, need not be: a. If the remaining area is greater that that taken into account in determining allocation of volumes program; b. If a new partner bringing at least equivalent replaces the person outgoing, ouc. If the investment aid shall be reimbursed proportionally.

If higher investment aid has been allocated under art. 6, al. 2, and if the aid per farm referred to in art. 6, al. 1 has been exceeded, the investment aid must be repaid proportionately in case of early exit of a partner.

New content according to chapter I of O of the FOAG from 28 oct. 2015, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 4531 RO).
RS 910.13 new content according to chapter I of O of the FOAG Nov. 14. 2007, in force since Jan. 1. 2008 (2007 6201 RO).
New content according to chapter I of O of the FOAG Nov. 14. 2007, in force since Jan. 1. 2008 (2007 6201 RO).

Section 3aInitiatives collective of producers art. 7A granting of contributions contributions are granted for costs: a. preliminary studies in law, insurance, business and labor economics economy; b. to drafts and evaluations for common investment projects; c. to the creation of a form of appropriate cooperation; d. coaching for the consolidation and optimization of the community to the plans operational strategic and social, for at least two years after the creation of the community; e. at important stages of community development aimed at a reduction in production costs.

The granting of contributions is based on a project sketch approved including a cost estimate.

Art. 7B payments the canton may file with the FOAG a down payment request and a request for final payment by initiative. The minimum amount per deposit amounts to 10,000 francs, but to a maximum of 80% of the approved total contribution.
Accumulated fees must be proved at the time of deposit and final payment requests.
The request for final payment must be filed no later than three years after the allocation of contribution. It should include a report on the achievement of the objectives.

Section 4: Restitution in an alienation with profit art. 8 referred to in Schedule 5 allocation values are decisive for the calculation of the profit, unless that costs of returns senior should be recorded.

Section 5: Conditions attached to the granting of credit to investments at rates above art. 9 conditions applicable to the particularly innovative projects particularly innovative projects referred to in art. 51, al. 2, OAS must include the following conditions: a. in the region concerned, the solution is carried out for the first time (pilot project); b. the project serves as a model; c. taking into account sustainability requirements is higher than the average.

Art. 10 conditions applicable to the projects whose funding is barely endurable projects whose funding is hardly bearable referred to in art. 51, al. 2, OAS must meet the following conditions: a. the remaining fees are higher than average compared to similar projects; b. residual fees are dependent on a small number of persons concerned.

Land improvements, funding is considered as hardly bearable when the expenses to be borne by agriculture exceed the guide values set out in annex 6.
Repairs to damage caused by bad weather can always be described as a project whose funding is hardly bearable.

Section 6: Timing of contributions to the costs of living art. 11. when the complete cessation of operation takes place in early retraining or no later than six months after, contributions not reduced the costs of life referred to in art. 24, al. 4, OMAS are paid for the duration of the training.
When the complete cessation of operation takes place after retraining, but no later than two years after it is poured for the duration of the training 15% of contributions not reduced the costs of life.

When the complete cessation of operation takes place between six months after the beginning of retraining and the end of it, he is paid 15% of the contributions to the cost of the life time of the discontinuance. From the month after the latter, contributions to the costs of living are paid entirely.

Section 7: Provisions final art. 12 repeal of the law in force the order of the FOAG of 7 December 1998 on the timing of the standard rates of aid for investment is repealed.

[RO 1998 3114, 2000 238, 2001 3545]

Art. 13 entry into force this order comes into force January 1, 2004.

Annex 1 (art. 1) units of labor standard 1. The factors referred to in art. 3 of the order of 7 December 1998 on the agricultural terminology is crucial to set the size of the company according to the standard labour units.
2. in addition to section 1, the following factors apply: a. cows dairy in a Summering 0.016 UMOS operating / paquier normal b. other animals on a holding of Summering 0.011 UMOS / paquier normal c. potatoes 0.039 UMOS/ha d. small fruits and berries, medicinal and aromatic plants 0,323 UMOS/ha e. viticulture with winemaking 0,323 UMOS/ha f. greenhouses based on permanent foundations 0,969 UMOS/ha g. tunnels or chassis 0.485 UMOS/ha h. production of mushrooms in the tunnels or buildings 0.065 UMOS/are i. production of mushrooms in buildings 0,269 UMOS/are j. production of chicory, Witloof in buildings 0,269 UMOS/are k. production of seedlings of vegetables and salad in 1.077 UMOS/are l. producing horticultural buildings: greenhouses resting on a foundation in hard and tunnels for plants in containers (pots) 2,585 UMOS/ha crop of Christmas trees Mr. 0.048 UMOS/ha n. forest part exploitation 0.013 UMOS/ha 3. Regarding the crops referred to in no. 2, let. f, g and 1, the total area of the facilities is due.
4. with regard to the crops referred to in no. 2, let. h to k, the reference surface is the surface of the layer (the surface of the substrate, surface of production) or for production through blocks, cylinders or three-dimensional boxes, the surface on the ground of such equipment, intermediate spaces included (without the traffic corridors). When it comes to facilities on several floors (shelves), the surfaces are added.
5. the animals referred to in no. 2, let. a and b, held its own or belonging to third parties and which are kept in farms of Summering are attributable only if operating Summering part of the farm is managed for the account and risk of the operator.
6. an extra 0.05 UMOS by 10,000 francs in gross provision is granted for processing, storage and sale in authorized facilities specific to the operation of products of own agricultural production. The gross provision must be included in financial accounting.
7. an extra 0.05 UMOS by 10,000 francs in gross provision is granted for the year, in authorized facilities, activities close to agriculture within the meaning of art. 12b OTerm. The gross provision must be included in financial accounting. The supplement is capped at 0.4 UMOS.
8. the supplement referred to in section 7 is granted if the operation reached the size of at least 0.8 UMOS because of its activities referred to in points 1 to 6.
9. for producing horticultural crops, the UMOS factors referred to in points 1 to 4 shall apply by analogy.

New content according to chapter II al. 1 o of the FOAG from 28 oct. 2015, in force since Jan. 1. 2016 (2015 4531 RO).
RS 910.91 State on January 1, 2016 Schedule 2 (section 2) matrix to assess the threat of the occupation of the territory test unit difficulty minor difficulty average difficulty major weigh-ration Points financial capability of the commune rating per capita direct federal taxes in the Æ CH > 70 60-70 < 60% 1 1 2 3 Regression of the number of inhabitants of the town percentage of the past 10 years, 2 2-5 > 5 2 1 2 3 size of the locality to which the operation is assigned number > 1 000 500-1 000 < 500 inhabitants 1 1 2 3-way communication frequency public transport links a day > 12 6-12

< 6 1 1 2 3 channels of communication private traffic quality of roads (year-round): access with cars and trucks without problem as possible limited 2 1 2 3 Distance by road from primary school < 3 3-6 > 6 1 1 2 3 km Distance by road of shops selling off-the-shelf consumer-consumption goods < 5 5-10 > 10 2 1 2 3 km Distance by road from the centre the closest km < 15 15-20 > 20 1 1 2 3 special feature of the area:...

2 1 2 3 total points (maximum: 39) number of minimum points required for the granting of an aid exploitation under arts. 80, al. 2 and 89, al. 2, LAgr (RS 910.1) 26 State on January 1, 2016 annex 3 (art. 3) expenses right contributions for rehabilitation periodic of land improvements Type of structure technical difficulty rate in CHF per km path low moderate path 40 000 path 25 000 high 50 000 sanitation 4 000 in regard to the railways, the rate for degree of difficulty low is normally applicable.
The degree of technical difficulty is considered moderate if at least two of the following criteria are met: - the average lift of the basement (CBR on average 20%); - wet basement, necessary flow on the major part; water by the possible shoulder with restrictions; - materials appropriate for the support layer and/or not available near the road surface layer.

The degree of technical difficulty is considered high if at least three of the criteria below are met:-low lift from the basement (CBR on average

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