24 Mart 2014
Avrupa Komisyonu 2001/20 EC direktifini degiştiriyor..
Directive 2001/20/EC: Clinical Trials
The Commission has published a proposal for a Clinical Trials Regulation:
COM(2012) 369 (IDRAC 146705) (Jul-2012). This will repeal
Replacing the Directive with a Regulation will provide a single
regulatory framework and facilitate cooperation between Member States.
New features include:
· Revised authorisation procedure involving:
- a single submission (for regulatory and ethical review) to the intended Member States via an EU Portal
joint assessment between Member States of trials involving more than
one Member State; ethics committees will continue to operate on
a national basis
- one joint decision (regulatory and ethical) from each Member State
New concept of a ?low-intervention clinical trial?: using authorised
products under a protocol which represents minimal additional risk to
compared to normal clinical practice.
These trials would be subject to reduced requirements;
· New provision relating to co-sponsorship;
Clarification of requirements for auxiliary medicinal products and
radiopharmaceuticals used as diagnostic investigational medicinal
EU Portal and EU database to be established for receiving information
relating to submissions, including notification of end of recruitment;
· Clarified safety reporting requirements for investigators;
· Possibility of system inspections of third country regulatory systems with respect to GCP.
Further information is given in the Regulatory Summary on the
Initiation and Conduct of Clinical Trials
The stages to date are as follows:
( Co-decision) procedure
COM(2012) 369 (IDRAC 146705) Jul-2012
Economic and Social Committee
opinion (IDRAC 156630) (Dec-2012) (Note 4)
Report adopted by Parliamentary Committee:
A7-0208/2013 (IDRAC 166050) Jun-2013
Discussed by Council: 3247th Council meeting (Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs) Jun-2013 (Note 5)
(IDRAC 174013) on compromise agreement [Council document 17866/13
(IDRAC 174513) (Dec-2013)] with Parliament and Commission, Dec-2013 (Note 5).
regulation as given in the above compromise agreement is undergoing
technical finalisation after which it will be voted on in Parliament.
Parliament Plenary sitting: Apr-2014.
Regulation is expected to be published and enter into force in 2014. It
will apply 6 months after the publication concerning the functionality
EU Portal and EU database, but in any event not earlier than two years
after the date of publication of the regulation (so it will not apply
before 2016 if the regulation is published in 2014). Transition periods
The proposed legislation has also been considered by the European Data
Supervisor, whose opinion, given in Council document 6670/13
(Feb-2013), discusses aspects relating to personal data including the
processing and storage of personal health data. Document available on
Council of European Union?s web-site:http://www.consilium.europa.eu/.
Jun-2013 debate based on Council document 10452/13 (Jun-2013). The
(11081/13) of the meeting notes that a number of areas need further
discussion including the shortening of time-limits for the authorisation
of clinical trials, the ethical evaluation of clinical trials, the
protection of volunteers and the damage compensation
and indemnification mechanism. Updated information is given in Council
documents 7816/5/13 (Jul- 2013), 15245/13 (Oct-2013) and 15720/13
(Dec-2013). Documents available on Council of European Union?s web-site:http://www.consilium.europa.eu/.