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1. What types of liability are recognized in your jurisdiction? Dutch liability law generally distinguishes between contractual liability on the one hand and non-contractual liability on the other. Non-contractual liability not only includes fault-based liability (‘onrechtmatige daad‘) but also includes a regime of strict liability for defective products (‘productaansprakelijkheid‘). The regime for strict liability constitutes…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1.Which are the administrations, bodies and institutions in charge of public health in your country and what are their respective responsibilities? The most relevant administrations, bodies and institutions in charge of public health in Portugal are: • Ministry of Health…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1. In addition to the clinical data obtained through clinical studies please list the data required for: a. Market approval The data that must be submitted varies according to the type of medicinal product and the applicable procedure. In any…
1. What are the regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over drugs, biologicals, and medical devices in your country? Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport) The policy and regulation of drugs (‘medicinal products’), biologicals and medical devices falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. The Ministry…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1. Price 1.1. How does price control at ex-factory prices work in your country? Ex-factory prices (PVA) are relevant to determine the retail price (PVP) of medicinal products and their maximum legal margins, as below.   1.2. What are the…
 53. What types of liability are recognized in your jurisdiction? Liability under Norwegian law can be distinguished between civil and criminal liability. Criminal liability may be incurred by anyone who violates penal provisions, either in the penal code, or provisions in other acts of legislation which is sanctioned with criminal liability. Civil liability can be…
1. Please describe the main cost containment policies in place in your country and their fundamental principles   a. Pricing and impact of generic/biosimilar approval Currently there are no policies in place in this regard.   b. Clawback/Payback/Discounts/Rebates In Portugal, the main mechanism for cost-containment is the prior evaluation, regulated by Decree-Law No. 97/2015 of…
Join industry executives in staying informed on the market access and HTA process in Portugal.  1. Have local authorities published recommendations surrounding value assessment dossiers? (If yes please add link) Yes. Infarmed has published methodological guidelines for pharmacotherapeutic and economic assessment. The recommendations can be consulted here.   2. Have local Authorities published guidelines surrounding…
1. Are clinical trials required to be conducted locally as a condition (stated or implicit) for marketing approval? No, clinical trials do not have to be conducted locally as a condition for marketing approval. This is not one of the prerequisite conditions for approval of the clinical trial protocol, which conditions are listed in Article…
22. What is the authorization process for the marketing of new drugs, biologics, medical devices, over the counter medications and other medicinal products? See answer to Chapter 1, question 3.   23. What is the authorization process for the marketing of generic versions of these products? To obtain a marketing authorization for generic drugs, an…