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LEGAL BASIS

The following pieces of legislation are the basis of the statutory tasks of The Research Centre for Cultivar Testing:

The Law of November 25, 2010 on The Research Centre for Cultivar Testing (OJ of 2017 item 2109)
The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of December 21, 2010 on conferment of the statute on The Research Centre for Cultivar (OJ of 2021 item 1024)
  The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of December 24, 2010 on remuneration rules of The Research Centre for Cultivar Testing employees and on granting other work-related benefits (OJ No 257 item 1739, OJ of 2016 item 775OJ of 2020 item 1116)
  The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of November 7, 2011 on way of determining of The Research Centre for Cultivar Testing financial resources surplus (OJ No 257 item 1542)
The Polish Seed Act of November 9, 2012 (OJ of 2021 item 129)
  1. The Polish Seed Act of December 16, 2016 (OJ of 2016 item 2246) Article 3-8 and 10-12
  2. The Notice of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of June 25, 2020 on list of plant species which varieties are subject to national listing and which seed material may be produced, assessed and controlled (OJ of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development item 24)
  3. The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of November 27, 2013 on deadlines for filing an application for a variety addition to the Polish National List (OJ item 1574)
  4. The Decree of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of May 27, 2020 an assessment of variety seed material identity and purity (OJ of 2020 item 1000)
  5. The Decree of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of May 16, 2017 an assessment of variety seed material identity and purity (OJ item 1048)
  6. The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of December 15, 2015 on fees connected with variety examinations and national listing (NLI) (OJ item 2169)
  7. The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of February 2, 2017 on characteristics of fruit plants variety to be admitted to the fruit list B (OJ item 327)
8. The Decree No 41/2020 of the COBORU Director of November 4, 2020 on the varieties seed material quantity necessary for DUS (distinctness, uniformity and stability) testing and VCU (value for cultivation and use) assessment, as well as the dates of its delivery to COBORU experimental units
9. The Decision No 14/N/19 of the COBORU Director of October 14, 2019 on application forms connected with the Polish National List submitted to the COBORU Director
  10. The Decision No 8/N/2020 of the COBORU Director of April 8, 2020 on fruit plant species for which DUS testing is performed according to the CPVO protocols or the UPOV guidelines
11. The Decree No 26/2021 of the COBORU Director of June 11, 2021 on fruit plant species for which DUS testing is performed according to the CPVO protocols or the UPOV guidelines
12. The Decree No 50/2020 of the COBORU Director of December 31, 2020 on maximum quantities of seed of agricultural plant varieties, applied for the National List and accepted for the official examinations, authorized in Poland to place on the market for tests and trials purposes
13. The Decision No 6/N/2020 of the COBORU Director of April 9, 2020 on agricultural and vegetable plant species for which DUS testing is performed according to the CPVO protocols or UPOV guidelines (valid from June 1, 2020)
14. The Decree No 27/2021 of the COBORU Director of June 11, 2021 on agricultural and vegetable plant species for which DUS testing is performed according to the CPVO protocols or UPOV guidelines (valid from January 1, 2022)
The Law of June 26, 2003 on the Legal Protection of Plant Varieties (OJ of 2021 item 213)
  1. The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of March 5, 2004 on application form for the grant of Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) as well as the technical questionnaire form (OJ No 60 item 569)
2. The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of February 17, 2004 on fee rates for the lodging an application for the Plant Breeders' Rights protection, DUS testing as well as for the granting and the maintenance of the exclusive right titles (OJ No 60 item 567, of 2015 item 2166)
  3. The Decree of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of March 1, 2004 concerning the quantity of seed material necessary for conducting the distinctness, uniformity and stability tests and the dates of its supplying (OJ No 60 item 568)
Council Regulation (EC) No 2100/94 of 27 July 1994 on Community Plant Variety Rights (OJ L 227 of 1.09.1994; with amendments)
Commission Regulation (EC) No 637/2009 of 22 July 2009 establishing implementing rules as to the suitability of the denominations of varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species (O.J. L 191 of 23.07.2009; as amended by OJ L 213 of 07.08.2013)