Legal basis

Legal basis for the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (BASG)

Federal law establishing the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety and setting up the Federal Office for Food Safety and the Federal Office for Safety in Health Care (Gesundheits- und Ernährungssicherheitsgesetz - GESG)

Gesundheits- und Ernährungssicherheitsgesetz GESG 2002

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The body of European Union legislation in the pharmaceutical sector is compiled in Volume 1 and Volume 5 of the publication "The rules governing medicinal products in the European Union" - Eudralex

Falsified medicines

New legislation on falsified medicines 2011/62/EU


Further inquiry note