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Act on registration and protection of designations of origin, geographical indications and guaranteed traditional specialties of agricultural products and foodstuffs, wines or spirits, and on traditional products.

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Abstract
This Act regulates provisions concerning registration and protection of designations of origin, geographical indications and guaranteed traditional specialties of agricultural products and foodstuffs, wines or spirits, and on traditional products. The present Act lays down: (1) the competence of authorities to perform the tasks set out in Regulation (EU) No. 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs; (2) rules and procedure for the registration of: (a) designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional specialties guaranteed for agricultural products and foodstuffs, (b) designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional indications for wine sector products; (c) geographical indications of spirit drinks; (3) rules and procedure for international registration of geographical indications; (4) rules and mode of control and certification; (5) conditions for protection in the territory of the Republic of Poland of designations of origin, geographical indications and traditional specialties guaranteed for agricultural products and foodstuffs, designations of origin and geographical indications for wines, geographical indications for spirit drinks, traditional terms for wine; (6) rules for maintaining the list of traditional products and the procedure for obtaining an entry on this list.
The present Act is composed of the following Sections: (1) General provisions; (2) Council for Geographical Indications and Guaranteed Traditional Specialties; (3) Proceedings for the registration of designations of origin, geographical indications or guaranteed traditional specialties of products; (4) Proceedings in case of objection to an application for registration; (5) Temporary national protection; (6) Official control on the product's compliance with the product specification; (7) Groups of producer; (8) Fees; (9) International protection of geographical indications; (10) Supply regulation; (11) List of traditional products; (12) Penalty provisions; (13) Changes in provisions; (12) Adapting, transitional and final provisions.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 28 April 2023.
Repealed
No
Serial Imprint
Journal of Laws 2023 Pos. 588
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
Ustawa o rejestracji i ochronie nazw pochodzenia, oznacze geograficznych oraz gwarantowanych tradycyjnych specjalno ci produkt w rolnych i rodk w spo ywczych, win lub napoj w spirytusowych oraz o produktach tradycyjnych.