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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, Latvia

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Year of Version 2020 Dates Entry into force: September 9, 2020 Issued: September 2, 2020 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations   Subject Matter Geographical Indications Subject Matter (secondary) IP Regulatory Body Notes Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 556 of September 2, 2020 were issued pursuant to Section 88, paragraph six of the Law on Trademarks and Indications of Geographical Origin and Section 4, paragraph twelve of the Law on the Supervision of the Handling of Food.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) English 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 PDF Latvian Ministru kabineta 2020. gada 2. septembris noteikumi Nr. 556 "Noteikumi par Lauksaimniecības un pārtikas produktu ģeogrāfiskās izcelsmes norāžu, cilmes vietas nosaukumu un garantētu tradicionālo īpatnību reģistrācijas, aizsardzības, uzraudzības un kontroles kārtība" PDF WTO Notifications Coversheet WTO Notifications Coversheet French Règlement n° 556 du Conseil des ministres du 2 septembre 2020 sur les procédures d'enregistrement, de protection et de surveillance des indications géographiques, des appellations d'origine et des spécialités traditionnelles garanties de produits agricoles et de denrées alimentaires PDF English 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 PDF Spanish Reglamento del Consejo de Ministros Nº 556, de 2 de Septiembre de 2020, sobre procedimientos para el registro, protección y supervisión de indicaciones geográficas, denominaciones de origen y especialidades tradicionales garantizadas de productos agrícolas y alimenticios PDF
Related Legislation Implements (12 text(s)) Implements (12 text(s))
Law on the Supervision of the Handling of Food (as amended up to June 3, 2020) (LV152)
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/33 of 17 October 2018 supplementing Regulation (EU) No. 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards applications for protection of designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional terms in the wine sector, the objection procedure, restrictions of use, amendments to product specifications, cancellation of protection, and labelling and presentation (EU236)
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/34 of 17 October 2018 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No. 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards applications for protection of designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional terms in the wine sector, the objection procedure, amendments to product specifications, the register of protected names, cancellation of protection and use of symbols, and of Regulation (EU) No. 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards an appropriate system of checks (EU237)
Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2019 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market and amending Directives 96/9/EC and 2001/29/EC (EU240)
Law on Trademarks and Indications of Geographical Origin (as amended up to January 1, 2016) (LV061)
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 668/2014 of 13 June 2014 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No. 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (EU221)
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 (EU224)
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No. 664/2014 of 18 December 2013 supplementing Regulation (EU) No. 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the establishment of the Union symbols for protected designations of origin, protected geographical indications and traditional specialities guaranteed and with regard to certain rules on sourcing, certain procedural rules and certain additional transitional rules (EU220)
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 716/2013 of 25 July 2013 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EC) No. 110/2008 on the definition, description, presentation, labelling and the protection of geographical indications of spirit drinks (EU225)
Regulation (EU) No. 1306/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 on the financing, management and monitoring of the common agricultural policy and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 352/78, (EC) No 165/94, (EC) No 2799/98, (EC) No 814/2000, (EC) No 1290/2005 and (EC) No 485/2008 (EU238)
Regulation (EU) No. 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No. 922/72, (EEC) No. 234/79, (EC) No. 1037/2001 and (EC) No. 1234/2007 (EU223)
Regulation (EU) No. 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (EU184)

Historical Versions Repeals (1 text(s)) Repeals (1 text(s))
Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers No. 767 of December 22, 2015, on Procedures for the Registration, Protection and Supervision of Geographical Indications, Designations of Origin and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed of Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs (LV059)

WTO Document Reference
IP/N/1/LVA/11
IP/N/1/LVA/G/1

WIPO Lex No. LV151