OVERVIEW OF EU LAW

Note: 1. Directives are translated into National Law in each Member State in the EU 2. Various application routes exist (centralized, mutual recognition, decentralized and national) for Marketing Authorizations. Standards are co-ordinated via the European Medicines (Evaluation) Agency. 3. There are also Regulations issued which bring about legislation immediately. Regulations also approve the use of EU funds for central organizations such as the European Medicines Agency (EMEA)
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