Statutory management requirements (SMRs)

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Under the 2015-2020 Common Agricultural Policy there are 13 statutory management requirements (SMRs) and 7 good agricultural and environmental conditions (GAECs) that apply in Scotland. These cover environment, public, plant and animal health and animal welfare.

Not sure what you must do to comply with the regulations?

The links below will direct you to up to date guidance on the Rural Payments and Services website. Each section is accompanied by checklists which you can use to help check if you are complying with the rules.

Download a workbook containing all of the cross compliance checklists.

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