Consultation procedure for the 'Swissness' implementing regulations

The Federal Council carried out a consultation procedure for the 'Swissness' implementing regulations on 20 June 2014.

This concerned the following four enactments:

  1. Revision of the Trade Mark Protection Ordinance (MSchV)
  2. Ordinance on the Use of 'Swiss' Indications of Source for Foodstuffs (HASLV)
  3. Ordinance on the Register for Designations of Origin and Geographical Indications for Non-Agicultural Products (PDO/PGI Ordinance for Non-Agricultural Products)
  4. Ordinance on the Protection of the Swiss Coat of Arms and other Public Signs (WSchV)


The consultation period ended on 17 October 2014.

 

Documents for the consultation procedure 2014

The following documents are only available in the official languages of the Confederation (i.e. French, German and Italian). The unofficial English titles below are for information purposes only.

Please refer to German, French or Italian version of this page to download your documents.

 

  • Introductory explanatory statement ('Chapeau')

 

Trade Mark Protection Ordinance

  • Draft ordinance
  • Explanatory report

 

Ordinance on the Use of 'Swiss' Indications of Source for Foodstuffs

  • Draft ordinance
  • Explanatory report


PDO/PGI Ordinance for Non-Agricultural Products

  • Draft ordinance
  • Explanatory report


Coat of Arms Protection Ordinance

  • Draft ordinance
  • Explanatory report
  • Accompanying letter to parties and organisations, accompanying letter to the cantons, addressee list
  • Study „Repräsentativität von Unternehmensgruppen als Vertreter von Branchen“ (Hulliger/Bill, 2014)
  • Study „Umsetzungsvorschläge betreffend die Berechnung des notwendigen Kostenanteils, der ein industrielles Produkt zu einem Schweizer Produkt macht“ (Rautenstrauch, 2014)
  
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