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Previous Consultations

The VMD consults interested parties on proposals to amend legislation, including changes to fee levels. The following consultations have now ended:

Date Started Topic Date Ended
7 January 2013 The Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013 Formal Public Consultation 18 February 2013
12 September 2011 Proposed revision to the Commission Guidelines on 'Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use.'

Holders of Wholesale Dealers Authorisations (WDAs) are required by the Veterinary Medicines Regulations (Sch 3 Part 2 p21 (1 b) to comply with the Guidelines on Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use. The VMD performs periodic Good Distribution Practice inspections of WDA premises which primarily distribute veterinary medicines to monitor compliance with this guidance.

The commission has recently released a draft revision Comments and suggestions are invited by 31 December 2011 and should be sent by email to: SANCO-gmp@ec.europa.eu or ADM-GMDP@ema.europa.eu.

For further information please contact John O'Neill (01932 338463, email: j.o'neill@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk).
31 December 2011
25 July 2011 Charges for surveillance for residues of veterinary medicinal products and other substances (52 kb) 17 October 2011
18 June 2010 The Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2010 - Formal Public Consultation

10 September 2010
9 July 2010 Consultation on HMA's Strategy 2011-2015 (pdf 22kb)

Developing a Strategy for the Heads of Medicines Agencies, 2011-15 (pdf 207kb)
30 July 2010
Last Updated: 4 March 2013

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