Publication - Guidance

Basic Payment Scheme: guidance

Published: 30 Apr 2015

If you intend to take part in the Basic Payment Scheme you must read this guidance carefully and make sure you understand the requirements of the scheme.

86 page PDF

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86 page PDF

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Basic Payment Scheme: guidance
40. Penalties

86 page PDF

10.0 MB

40. Penalties

Penalties, reductions and exclusion will be applied to your Single Farm Payment if:

  • your Single Application Form is submitted after the deadline (midnight on 15 May) and / or
  • you have breached scheme rules, for example in relation to land declarations and / or
  • your farming practice fails to meet the requirements relating to Cross Compliance.

Details of the various penalties are contained in our guidance for completing your Single Application Form. Copies are available to download from the Rural Payments and Services website, at https://www.ruralpayments.org or from your local RPID area office.


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