Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill (HC Bill 5)
Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Environment, Food and
Rural Affairs, are published separately as Bill 5-EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Secretary Theresa Villiers has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a)
the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity)
Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.
Incorporation of Direct Payments Regulation etc
Increase in direct payments ceilings for claim year 2020