2. Basic payment scheme.

2.     Basic payment scheme.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Common Agricultural Policy (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/688; and the Direct Payments to Farmers and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments etc) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1556, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

To be eligible to apply for the basic payment scheme (BPS) an applicant must:

(1)     have the required payment entitlements1;

(2)     be an active farmer through the calendar year2;

(3)     claim against