- 30 June 2008 regulation No.467 "Regulations regarding restriction of the distribution of invasive alien plant species"
- 30 June 2008 regulation No.468 "List of invasive plant species"
- 14 July 2008 regulation No.559 "Regulation regarding restricting the spread of the invasive alien plant species heracleum sosnowskyi manden"
European Union regulations and directives
Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2016/1141 of 13 July 2016 adopting a list of invasive alien species of Union concern pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council
- Commission implementing regulation (EU) 2017/1263 of 12 July 2017 updating the list of invasive alien species of Union concern established by Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1141 pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council
The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development is responsible for the implementation of these regulations in Latvian legislation and their integration into Latvian environmental policy. The State Plant Protection Service controls the spread and control of Sosnowsky's hogweed (Heracleum sosnowskyi).