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Farm Accountancy Data Network
The Farm Accountancy Data Network gathers information on the business operation of farms. This Regulation launches the network and describes how it works.
Regulation No 79/65/EEC of the Council of 15 June 1965 setting up a network for the collection of accountancy data on the incomes and business operation of agricultural holdings in the European Economic Community [See amending acts].
The Farm Accountancy Data Network was set up in 1965 to provide the Commission with the information it needs to monitor farming business in the European Union (EU). It has the task of collecting and analysing data from a sample of up to 105 000 farms.
Each Member State appoints two bodies to take part in the survey:
- a liaison agency, which gathers and transmits the data
- a national committee, which is responsible for selecting returning holdings. Where a Member State is composed of a number of divisions, this body relies on regional committees.
The accountancy offices draw up a separate return for every returning holding for which they are responsible. These returns contain essential information on factors of production and the other particulars required to assess the farm's income.
The Commission is also assisted by the Community Committee for the Farm Accountancy Data Network.
No individual accountancy data or other individual details obtained under this Regulation may be used for tax purposes, or be divulged or used for purposes other than those specified in the Regulation.`
|Act||Entry into force - Date of expiry||Deadline for transposition in the Member States||Official Journal|
|Regulation No 79/65/EEC||13.07.1965||-||OJ 109 of 23.06.1965|
DEROGATIONS TO THE ACT
Regulation (EC) No 636/2007 [Official Journal L 146 of 08.06.2007]
Romania is considered a single division until 2010.
|Amending act(s)||Entry into force||Deadline for transposition in the Member States||Official Journal|
|Regulation (EEC) No 2835/72||01.01.1973||-||OJ L 298, 31.12.1972|
|Regulation (EEC) No 2910/73||30.10.1973||-||OJ L 299, 27.10.1973|
|Regulation (EEC) No 2143/81||01.08.1981||-||OJ L 210, 30.07.1981|
|Regulation (EEC) No 3644/85||01.01.1986||-||OJ L 348, 24.12.1985|
|Regulation (EEC) No 3768/85||01.01.1986||-||OJ L 362, 31.12.1985|
|Regulation (EEC) No 3577/90||01.01.1991||-||OJ L 353, 17.12.1990|
|Regulation (EC) No 2801/95||13.10.1995||-||OJ L 291, 06.12.1995|
|Regulation (EC) No 1256/97||09.07.1997||-||OJ L 174, 02.07.1997|
|Regulation (EC) No 806/2003||05.06.2003||-||OJ L 122, 16.05.2003|
|Regulation (EC) No 2059/2003||02.12.2003||-||OJ L 308, 25.11.2003|
|Regulation (EC) No 660/2004||16.04.2004||-||OJ L 104, 08.04.2004|
|Regulation (EC) No 1791/2006||01.01.2007||-||OJ L 363, 20.12.2006|
For more details, see the Farm Accountancy Data Network: FADN.