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Regulation (EU) No. 1307/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 637/2008 and Council Regulation (EC) No. 73/2009.

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This Regulation establishes common rules on payments granted directly to farmers under the support schemes within the framework of the Common Agricultural Policy. Furthermore it lays down specific rules concerning the following: (i) a basic payment for farmers; (ii) a voluntary transitional national aid for farmers; (iii) a voluntary redistributive payment; (iv) a payment for farmers observing agricultural practices beneficial for the climate and the environment; (v) a voluntary payment for farmers in areas with natural constraints; (vi) a payment for young farmers commencing their agricultural activity; (vii) a voluntary coupled support scheme; (viii) a crop-specific payment for cotton; (ix) a voluntary simplified scheme for small farmers. In addition, a special framework within which Bulgaria, Croatia and Romania may complement direct payments is set forth.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Regulation entered into force on 20 December 2013. It applies as from 1 January 2015.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 347, 20 December 2013, pp. 608-670.
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