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Act on subsidy for agriculture structural and organic farming (No. 479 of 1996).

Type of law

The Act sets regulations on the award of grants to investments in connection with the implementation of improvement plans for farms. Subsidies shall be granted through the Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries. The purpose of the Act is to create a subsidy scheme for the improvement of agricultural activities, including conversion to organic farming and the expansion of land districts.
The Act consists of 10 chapters: Improvement plans for farms (1); Eco-agricultural measures (2); Organic farming and organic agriculture products (3); Promoting the development of specific rural districts (4); Measures in disadvantaged areas (5); Establishing cooperation between farmers (6); Management Act (7); Common Provisions (8); Penalties (9); Entry into force (10).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on official publication on the Gazette.
The Act does not apply to Greenland nor the Faroe Islands.Repealing Act No. 715 of 30 August 1995, with the exception of article 1 (section 2) and articles 19-29.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Lov om st tte til jordbrugets strukturudvikling og til kologisk jordbrug.
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