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1. Regulation (EU) 2019/6 on Veterinary Medicinal Products published on 7-01-2019. To be implemented on the 28th January 2022’ More information can be found on Eudralex​

2. Due to the complexity of Brexit, applicants are advised to contact the Veterinary Medicines Sections for any queries related with the latest development in relation to registration and authorisation of veterinary medicinal products. Interested parties can also refer to the ‘Notice to Stakeholders’ issues by the EU Commission on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Rules for Medicinal Products for Human Use and Veterinary Medicinal Products.​

3. Malta participated for the first time in the European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption (ESVAC) project for 2017. This project collects information on how antimicrobial medicines are used in animals across the European Union (EU). This type of information is essential to identify possible risk factors that could lead to the development and spread of antimicrobial resistance in animals.  Data on Sales 2017Data on Sales 2018​.

4. Legal Notice LN179/2021​ was published as on 23.04.2021. The Legal Notice amends S.L 437.47 about Veterinary Medicinal Products. It is are accessible online on the Legislation Unit website https://legislation.mt/LegalNotices. ​​

5. A strategy and Action Plan for the Prevention and Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance in Malta (2020-2028) published here ​