Commentary

36.1 Transferring entitlements

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
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36.1 Transferring entitlements

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36 Dealings with entitlements

36.1 Transferring entitlements

The basic rule is that entitlements are freely transferable within a region1 (ie within Wales or the regions in England) and at any time of year2.However, the transferee must be an ‘active farmer’unless it is a transfer by actual or anticipated inheritance3. If the transferee is found not to qualify as an active farmer the entitlements are confiscated; they are not returned to the transferor. The transferor does not have to qualify as an active farmer. However both parties must be registered with the Rural Payments Agency (or Rural Payments Wales in Wales) and

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