Work directly connected with agricultural production (crop and livestock) and general work connected with running the holding, activity consisting of maintaining unused agricultural land for production purposes according to the rules of a good agricultural practice in accordance with environmental protection requirements.
As working on one's own/family holding is considered performing work directly connected with agricultural production (crop and livestock) and general work connected with running the holding, e.g.: the purchase of means of production, the sales of products and preparation for sales, work connected with storage, transport for the purposes of the agricultural holding, current repairs of agricultural equipment, maintenance work related to buildings, machinery and installations, organisation and management of labour on the holding, settling official matters, bookkeeping, completing applications for direct and other subsidies.
Among work on agricultural holding should not be included activities such as preparation of meals, laundry, cleaning, looking after children, and other activities related to maintaining a household and agricultural work performed as neighbour's assistance. There are also excluded work activities connected with forestry, hunting, fishing or fishery, and work connected with conducting family economic activity other than agricultural one (regardless whether they are carried out on the holding or outside it).
Regulation (EC) No 1166/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on farm structure surveys and the survey on agricultural production methods and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 571/88 (Text with EEA relevance)
Place of publication: Dz. Urz. UE L 321 z 1.12.2008, str. 14—34
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