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Law on support to farmers.

Country/Territory
Bulgaria
Document type
Legislation
Date
1998 (2021)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Law on Assistance to Agricultural Producers.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development
Keyword
Agricultural development Financial agricultural measures Fiscal and market measures Family farming Farming Subsidy/incentive Rural employment Internal trade International trade Monitoring Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings
Geographical area
Black Sea, Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Law entered into force in February 1998.
Abstract

This Law sets the provisions aimed to offer the necessary state support (incentives, subsidies, concrete and direct and/or indirect financial and other forms of sustain) to farmers (present on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria).

Full text
Bulgarian
Website
www.mzh.government.bg

References - Legislation

Repeals

Decree No. 179 implementing the Agricultural Producer's Protection Act.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1995

Keyword: Agricultural development, Access-to-information, Contract/agreement, Institution, Special fund, International trade, Farming

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Regulation No. 105 of 2006 on the terms and procedure for creation, maintenance, access and use of the integrated administration and control system.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2006 (2014)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Registration, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the establishment and maintenance of the Register of farmers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1999 (2015)

Keyword: Registration, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Animal production, Ranching/captive breeding, Cattle

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 6 of 29 September 2017 on the application of the sub-measure 4.1.2. "Investment in agricultural holdings under thematic sub-programme for development of small farms" from measure 4 "Investments in tangible assets" of the Programme for rural development for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2017

Keyword: Agricultural development, Financial agricultural measures, Subsidy/incentive, Smallholders/peasants, Farming, Rural employment, Policy/planning, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance N. 18 of 26 June 2008 on the terms and conditions for granting aid under measure "Value added to agricultural and forestry products" under Rural Development Programme for the period 2007-2013.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Capacity building, Subsidy/incentive, Food quality control/food safety, Processing/handling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Ecological production/organic production, Forest management/forest conservation, Rural employment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance N. 20 of 7 July 2008 on the terms and conditions for providing grant under measure "Recovery of forest potential and introduction of preventive activities” under Rural Development Programme for the period 2007-2013.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Hazards, Forest management/forest conservation, Forest fires, Forestry protection measures, Subsidy/incentive, Risk assessment/management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance N. 21 of 7.07.2008 on the terms and conditions for providing grants under the measure "Improving the economic value of forests" of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2007-2013.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Capacity building, Forest management/forest conservation, Non-timber products, Rural employment, Subsidy/incentive, Timber, Timber extraction/logging

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance N. 22 of 7 July 2008 on the terms and conditions for granting financial aid under the measure "Initial afforestation of non-agricultural land" of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2007-2013.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2008 (2015)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural land, Rural employment, Afforestation/reforestation, Basin/catchment/watershed, Erosion, Financing, Subsidy/incentive, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Forest management/forest conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance No. 2 of February 28, 2023 on the implementation of sub-measure 22.2 "Extraordinary temporary support for small and medium-sized enterprises affected by the consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine" of the Rural Development Program for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2023

Keyword: Hazards, Family farming, Farming, Financing, Liability/compensation, Subsidy/incentive, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance No. 4 of 30 March 2023 on the conditions and procedures for submitting applications for support under area and animal support interventions.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2023

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural land, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 4 of August 8, 2017, on the implementation of measure 14 "Animal Welfare" of the Rural Development Program 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2017

Keyword: Animal production, Animal welfare, Subsidy/incentive, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Procedural matters, Policy/planning, Rural employment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 2 of 17 February 2015 on eligibility criteria for agricultural land support schemes and measures.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural land, Classification/declassification, Subsidy/incentive, Financial agricultural measures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance No. 8 of 20 June 2023 on the terms and conditions for implementing interventions from the Strategic Plan for the Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas for the period 2023-2027 in the beekeeping sector.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2023

Keyword: Agricultural development, Apiculture/sericulture, Capacity building

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 4 of 8 August 2017 on the implementation of measure 14 "Animal welfare" of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2017

Keyword: Animal production, Animal welfare, Rural employment, Subsidy/incentive, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 63 of 16 May 2006 on the conditions and procedure for setting quotas for sugar and isoglucose production and on procedure for control over the production.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2006

Keyword: Sugar, Processing/handling, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Internal trade, International trade, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 67 of 16 May 2006 on uniformed clothing and official badge of control bodies of the National plant protection service.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2006

Keyword: Plant protection, Inspection, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 5 of 2009 on terms and procedures for the submission of applications under schemes and measures for direct payments.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2009 (2013)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Financial agricultural measures, Subsidy/incentive, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 3 of 1999 on establishment and maintenance of the register of agricultural producers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1999 (2015)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Registration, Rural employment, Procedural matters, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 12 of 25 July 2016 implementing the sub-measure 7.2. "Investments in the creation, improvement or expansion of all types of small scale infrastructure" under the measure 7. "Basic services and renovation of villages in rural areas" of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016 (2016)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Rural employment, Policy/planning, Subsidy/incentive, Financial agricultural measures, Smallholders/peasants, Poverty

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance № 2 of 5 August 2020 on the implementation of measure 21 "Extraordinary temporary support for farmers and small and medium-sized enterprises that are particularly affected by crisis caused by COVID-19" of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2020 (2020)

Keyword: Family farming, Farming, Cooperative/producer organization, Subsidy/incentive, Hazards, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Procedural matters, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on procedures of the State Fund "Agriculture".

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2012 (2020)

Keyword: Financial agricultural measures, Institution, Monitoring, Fishery management and conservation, Subsidy/incentive, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on procedures of the Executive Agency "Certification Audit of European Agricultural Funds".

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016 (2020)

Keyword: Institution, International relations/cooperation, Financial agricultural measures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation № 4 of 30.05.2018 on the terms and conditions for payment, reduction or refusal to pay, or for withdrawal of the paid financial aid for the measures and sub-measures under article 9b, item 2 of the Law on support to farmers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2018 (2019)

Keyword: Financial agricultural measures, Procedural matters, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation № 10 of 10 June 2016 on the implementation of sub-measure 6.3 "Start-up aid for the development of small farms" of measure 6 "Development of farms and enterprises" from the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural development, Smallholders/peasants, Family farming, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Financial agricultural measures, Rural employment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation № 6 of 28.03.2016 for application of sub-measure 7.6. "Studies and investments related to the maintenance, restoration and improvement of cultural and natural heritage of villages" of measure 7 "Basic services and renewal of the villages in the rural areas" of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014 2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016

Keyword: Youth, Cultural heritage, Financing, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation № 20 of 27.10.2015 for application of sub-measure 4.2. "Investments in processing/marketing of agricultural products" from measure 4. "Investments in tangible assets" part of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015 (2016)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Financial agricultural measures, Fiscal and market measures, Processing/handling, Food quality control/food safety, Subsidy/incentive, Enforcement/compliance, Internal trade, International trade, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation № 16 of 30 July 2015 on the implementation of sub-measure 19.1 "Aid for preparatory activities" from measure 19 "Community-led local development" part of the Rural Development Programme for the period 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015 (2016)

Keyword: Local government, Financing, Rural employment, Youth, Capacity building, Public participation, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No 7 of 2015 on the implementation of measure 10 "Agroecology and Climate" of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015 (2015)

Keyword: Agroecology, Policy/planning, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Soil conservation/soil improvement, Financing, Traditional knowledge/indigenous knowledge

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1 of 22 January 2016 on the implementation of sub-measure 19.4 "Running costs and promotion of community-led local development strategy", measure 19 "Community-led local development" of the 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2016

Keyword: Agricultural development, Rural employment, Community management, Local government, Policy/planning, Financial agricultural measures, Subsidy/incentive, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 4 of 24 February 2015 on the adaptation to measure 11 "Organic Agriculture" of the Rural Development Program 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Financial agricultural measures, Subsidy/incentive, Ecological production/organic production, Rural employment, Policy/planning, Procedural matters, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ordinance No. 5 of 24 February 2015 on the implementation of measure 12 "Natura 2000 payments and the Water Framework Directive" of the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Protected area, Financing, Policy/planning, Subsidy/incentive, Protection of habitats, Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 5 of 24 February 2015 on the implementation of measure 13 "Payments for areas with natural or other specific limitations" of the Rural Development Program 2014-2020.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Less favoured areas, Policy/planning, Financial agricultural measures, Subsidy/incentive, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 28 of 8 July 2003 on conditions and procedures for intervention in agricultural markets.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2003

Keyword: Fiscal and market measures, Procedural matters, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Law amending the Law on support to farmers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 1998 (2016)

Keyword: Agricultural development, Financial agricultural measures, Fiscal and market measures, Family farming, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Rural employment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law amending the Law on support to farmers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2015

Keyword: Subsidy/incentive, Family farming, Farming, Financial agricultural measures, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law amending the Law on support to farmers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2017

Keyword: Agricultural development, Farming, Financial agricultural measures, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law amending and supplementing the Law on support to farmers.

Legislation | Bulgaria | 2020

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Agricultural development, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX