Legislation and regulation defining the tasks and authority of the Directorate for Agriculture and Rural Economy

Date published: 23 May, 2018

The following is by no means a complete list, but covers much of the statutory basis for the activities carried out by the Directorate.

It generally does not include implementing or secondary regulation which may more directly define the requirements for processing personal data.

Regulation (EU) No 1305/2013 on support for rural development by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1698/2005 https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex%3A32013R1305
Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32013R1306
Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32013R1307
Regulation (EC) No 1760/2000 establishing a system for the identification and registration of bovine animals and regarding the labelling of beef and beef products https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32000R1760
Regulation (EC) No 21/2004 establishing a system for the identification and registration of ovine and caprine animals http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=celex:32004R0021
Council Directive 2008/71/EC on the identification and registration of pigs https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=celex%3A32008L0071
Council Directive 2009/156/EC on animal health conditions governing the movement and importation from third countries of equidae https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32009L0156

Small Landholders (Scotland) Act 1911 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo5/1-2/49/contents
Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1993/44/contents
The Rural Development (Scotland) Regulations 2015 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2015/192/contents/made
Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/2/contents
Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/18/contents
Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1991 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1991/55/contents
Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 2003 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2003/11/contents
Agriculture Act 1947 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo6/10-11/48/contents
Animal Health Act 1981 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1981/22/contents