Six pieces of legislation regulate this area:
- Regulation EC 2100/94 on EU plant variety rights;
- Regulation EC 1238/95 - implementing rules for the above Regulation on fees payable to the Community Plant Variety Office
- Regulation EC 1768/95 - implementing rules on the agricultural exemption (Article 14 (3) of Regulation EC 2100/94.
- Regulation (EC) 2470/96 on extension of the term of the CPVR for potatoes
- Regulation EC 874/2009 - implementing rules for the above Regulation on proceedings before the Community Plant Variety Office;
- Regulation (EU) 2021/1873 on extension of the term of the CPVR of the species Asparagus officinalis L. and of the species groups flower bulbs, woody small fruits and woody ornamentals