Written answers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

EU Regulations

Photo of Charlie McConalogueCharlie McConalogue (Donegal, Fianna Fail)
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452. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of times Ireland has availed of Commission Regulation 702/2014, the agriculture block exemption regulation, in each of the years from 2014 to 2017 and to date in 2018. [53650/18]

Photo of Michael CreedMichael Creed (Cork North West, Fine Gael)
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Commission Regulation (EU) No 702/2014 – the Agriculture Block Exemption Regulation applies to micro, small and medium sized enterprises active in primary agricultural production and the processing and marketing of agricultural products.

Aid granted under this Regulation must be notified to the European Commission, through a simplified notification procedure.

Details of the schemes notified under this Regulation between 2014 and 2018 are included in the following table.

State Aid numberName of schemeYear of notification
SA.39084Provision of support (knowledge transfer and information) actions to SME’s active in the primary production of agricultural products (horticulture & livestock sectors)2014
SA.39085Aid for the participation of producers of agricultural products in quality schemes2014
SA.41206Equine Breeding and Disease Research Scheme (Irish Equine Centre)2015
SA.42964National Parks and Wildlife Service Farm Plan Scheme2015
SA.40369Fallen Animal Scheme - TSE Subsidy2015
SA.40771Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland – Agriculture Investment Loan Scheme 20152015
SA.42010Scheme of Grant Aid for the Development of the Organic Sector – Off-Farm2015
SA.40367Teagasc Advisory Service.2015
SA.40368Teagasc knowledge transfer and information actions.2015
SA.41376Third level non-degree courses in Equine Science at the International Equine Institute (IEI), University of Limerick (UL) 2015
SA.41378Equine Technical Support and Equine Breeding Schemes2015
SA.41237Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association 2015
SA.40092Capital Gains Tax Relief for Farm Restructuring2015
SA.42636Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine competitive Research schemes2016
SA.45951Succession Partnership2016
SA.44640Annual Grants to Irish Beekeepers Associations. 2016
SA.44795Hardship Grant2016
SA.44794Depopulation Grant2016
SA.44796Scheme of Payment to Haulier companies for removing diseased animals direct to slaughter2016
SA.44798Income Supplement2016
SA.44799On Farm Market Valuation Scheme 2016
SA.44800Scheme of Payment to Private Veterinary Practitioners (PVP’s) for testing of animals 2016
SA.48352Cattle Breeding Infrastructures Programme2017
SA.48353Provision of Consultancy Services and Technical Expertise to the Sheep Industry2017
SA.48343Fallen Animal Scheme - TSE Subsidy2017
SA.48716Stock Relief for Young Trained Farmers2017
SA.50909Stamp Duty Relief on Farm Consolidation2018
SA.51452Energy Efficiency in Dairy Sector Grants2018
SA.51641ICBF Greenbreed Project2018
SA.49468Teagasc Joint Pig Programme2018
SA.51927Stamp Duty Relief for Young Trained Farmers2018
SA.51928Stock Relief for Young Trained Farmers2018
SA.52161Pilot Cross-border Land Incentive Scheme 20182018


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