Hungarian National Assembly

Dossier COD/2008/0256

Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending, as regards information to the general public on medicinal products subject to medical prescription, Directive 2001/83/EC on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use

Subsidiarity deadline: 09/04/2012
Scrutiny Information

Scrutiny date: 16/07/2010

Subsidiarity Concern:

No Important information to exchange

No Veto

Information on parliamentary scrutiny

The Committee on European Affairs of the Hungarian National Assembly decided to launch scrutiny procedure on the legislative proposal on its meeting of 10 March 2009.
The Committee handles proposals belonging to the so called pharmaceutical package [COM(2008)662-665; COM(2008)668] jointly, thus it discusses them within the same item on the agenda.
The Committee on Health has been asked to build opinion on the EU draft at the beginning of the procedure. The Committee discussed the proposal and adopted its opinion on the EU draft on its meeting of 6 May 2009. Afterwards it forwarded its opinion to the Committee on European Affairs for taking it into consideration while adopting its standpoint.
The Committee on European Affairs discussed the EU proposal on its meeting of 24 March 2009. In course of its meeting representative of the Government gave an oral brief on the goals of the draft and highlighted the main elements of its negotiating position.
The proposal was discussed at the Council on 9 June 2009 and 1 December 2009.
The scrutiny procedure was completed by the Committee on European Affairs on its meeting of 15 June 2010.

Contact points for EU matters

Specific Contacts:
Phone: +36 1 441 44 98  Email Mr. Csaba Gergely TAMÁS
IPEX Correspondents:
Phone: +36 1 441 44 86  Email Mr. Daniel Nyilas
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