How is the FMD enforced?

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Enforcement of FMD in Member States is the responsibility of national competent authorities. The FMD legislation came into force in the UK on 09-Feb-2019 with sanctions set out in the legislation.

The MHRA is responsible for enforcement against marketing authorisation holders, manufacturers and wholesalers, other NCAs are responsible for enforcement action in their respective domains and jurisdictions.

For further details on sanctions please contact MHRA at