Land Law Finance - Issue 14 - Autumn 2019

Scottish farmers and crofters have been reminded to apply for the Scottish Upland Sheep Support Scheme and to avoid common breaches. www.FARMINGUK.COM 32 Any breach in the scheme can mean the imposition of a significant penalty, NFU Scotland warns Hill farmers warned of breaches in sheep support scheme The scheme, which is seen as a vital source of support for a number of hill sheep farmers, opened on 1 September and closes on 30 November. NFU Scotland is urging those applying to bear in mind some of the more common breaches.Any breach can mean the imposition of a significant penalty against the amount being claimed. One of the most common breaches over the last few years has