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Regulations of May 25, 1972 Implementing the Inter-Cantonal Convention on the Control of Medicines (status as of November 24, 2000)

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Year of current version:2000
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1972
Date of Text (Issued):May 25, 1972
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The present text is the updated version, dated November 24, 2000, of the Regulations Implementing the Inter-Cantonal Convention on the Control of Medicines.

The earlier version (dated November 25, 1999) of the Regulations Implementing the Inter-Cantonal Convention on the Control of Medicines was notified to WTO under WTO Notification IP/N/1/CHE/2 dated August 12, 2003.

The WTO Notification stated:
'Art. 10.3 and 10.4: protection of the first applicant pursuant to Art. 39.3 of the TRIPS Agreement.'
'Art. 34: Persons effecting controls on medicines and their manufacture are subject to professional secrecy. N.B.: Provisions concerning the mandatory professional secrecy of natural or legal persons, employees and officials, and the safeguarding of industrial or business secrets are common in most laws and regulations. It was not thought necessary to cite them here.'
Available Texts: 
French

Règlement du 25 mai 1972 d'exécution de la Convention intercantonale sur le contrôle des médicaments (état au 24 novembre 2000) Règlement du 25 mai 1972 d'exécution de la Convention intercantonale sur le contrôle des médicaments (état au 24 novembre 2000), Complete document (pdf) [7920 KB]

German

Regulativ vom 25. Mai 1972 über die Ausführung der interkantonalen Vereinbarung über die Kontrolle der Heilmittel (stand vom 24. November 2000) Regulativ vom 25. Mai 1972 über die Ausführung der interkantonalen Vereinbarung über die Kontrolle der Heilmittel (stand vom 24. November 2000), Complete document (pdf) [7840 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:CH222

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