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Regulation (EU) No. 251/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of aromatised wine products and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91, European Union (EU)


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Year of Version 2014 Dates Entry into force: March 27, 2014 Adopted: February 26, 2014 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Geographical Indications Notes The notification by the European Union to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Regulation (EU) No. 251/2014 lays down rules on the definition, description, presentation and labelling of aromatized wine products as well as on the protection of geographical indications of aromatized wine products. These rules apply to all aromatized wine products placed on the market in the European Union whether produced in the Member States or in third countries, as well as to those produced in the European Union for export.'

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) German Verordnung (EU) Nr. 251/2014 des Europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 26. Februar 2014 über die Begriffsbestimmung, Beschreibung, Aufmachung und Etikettierung von aromatisierten Weinerzeugnissen sowie den Schutz geografischer Angaben für aromatisierte Weinerzeugnisse und zur Aufhebung der Verordnung (EWG) Nr. 1601/91 des Rates PDF HTML French Règlement (UE) n° 251/2014 du 26 février 2014 du Parlement européen et du Conseil concernant la définition, la description, la présentation, l'étiquetage et la protection des indications géographiques des produits vinicoles aromatisés et abrogeant le Règlement (CEE) n° 1601/91 PDF HTML English Regulation (EU) No. 251/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of aromatised wine products and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91 PDF HTML Portuguese Regulamento (UE) n.° 251/2014 do Parlamento Europeu e do Conselho, de 26 de fevereiro de 2014 , relativo à definição, descrição, apresentação, rotulagem e proteção das indicações geográficas dos produtos vitivinícolas aromatizados e que revoga o Regulamento (CEE) n.° 1601/91 do Conselho PDF HTML Italian Regolamento (UE) n. 251/2014 del Parlamento europeo e del Consiglio, del 26 febbraio 2014 , concernente la definizione, la designazione, la presentazione, l’etichettatura e la protezione delle indicazioni geografiche dei prodotti vitivinicoli aromatizzati e che abroga il regolamento (CEE) n. 1601/91 del Consiglio PDF HTML Spanish Reglamento (UE) N° 251/2014 del Parlamento Europeo y del Consejo, de 26 de febrero de 2014, sobre la definición, descripción, presentación, etiquetado y protección de las indicaciones geográficas de los productos vitivinícolas aromatizados, y por el que se deroga el Reglamento (CEE) N° 1601/91 del Consejo PDF HTML
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The Agricultural Products, Food and Drink (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/1637, updated on April 25, 2023) (GB573)
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Act No. 215/2022 Coll., of June 29, 2022, on Amendments to Act No. 452/2001 Coll., on the Protection of Designations of Origin and Geographical Indications and on Amendments to the Act on Consumer Protection as amended (CZ120)
Act No. 452/2001 Coll., of November 29, 2001, on the Protection of Designations of Origin and Geographical Indications and on the Amendment to the Act on Consumer Protection (as amended up to Act No. 215/2022 Coll.) (CZ118)
Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications (SG No. 98/2019, as amended on October 27, 2020)  (BG110)
Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 556 of September 2, 2020, on Procedures for the Registration, Protection, Supervision and Control of Geographical Indications, Designations of Origin and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed of Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (LV151)
Act (2018:1654) on the Protection of Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuff (as amended by Act (2019:512)) (SE209)
Act No. XI of 1997 on the Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications (consolidated text of January 1, 2019) (HU126)

Historical Versions Repeals (1 text(s)) Repeals (1 text(s))
Council Regulation (EEC) No. 1601/91 of 10 June 1991 laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of aromatized wines, aromatized wine-based drinks and aromatized wine product cocktails (EU031)

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