Webinars – New Veterinary Regulation

The HPRA has held a number of webinars to provide information to veterinary stakeholders on Regulation 2019/6, known as the New Veterinary Regulation, which comes into effect on 28 January 2022.

Please visit the links below to find out more about the webinars, to view the video recordings and to download presentation slides and Q&A documents. 


Information Day - May 2022

On 19 May 2022, the HPRA hosted a webinar for marketing authorisation holders of veterinary medicines regarding developments following the application of Regulation 2019/6, which came into effect on 28 January 2022.

With more than three months since the introduction of the new Regulation, this webinar provided feedback to marketing authorisation holders for veterinary medicines on developments and early experiences on a number of important regulatory topics, including:

  • Progress in the implementation of the new EU legislation and regulatory systems

  • Changes to HPRA procedures, guidelines and application forms

View the presentations and Q&A documents

Information Day 2021

On 28 October 2021, the HPRA held an information day for marketing authorisation holders and manufacturers of veterinary medicines on implementing the new requirements that will come into effect as part of Regulation 2019/6. 

The topics covered included:

  • Update on new legislative framework for veterinary medicines

  • Changes to marketing authorisation procedures

  • Pharmacovigilance changes, compliance and monitoring

  • Changes to GMP and manufacturing requirements, update on distribution and other aspects

View the video recordings and Q&A documents

Overview of the new veterinary regulation – March 2021 

On 31 March 2021, the HPRA held a webinar to provide information about how the New Veterinary Regulation affects marketing authorisation holders and veterinary manufacturers.

The webinar aimed to:

  • raise awareness of upcoming changes impacting the regulation of veterinary medicinal products;

  • focus on aspects of the new Regulation directly affecting how marketing authorisation holders engage with the regulatory system;

  • outline the next steps in the implementation pathway;

  • inform stakeholders about where to find relevant information.

View the video recordings and presentations


Registration requirements for veterinary medicines qualifying under Article 5 (6) of the New Veterinary Regulation

On 14 May 2021, the HPRA hosted a webinar to provide information on veterinary medicines for aquarium and pond fish, caged birds, homing pigeons, terrarium animals, small rodents, ferret and pet rabbits that qualify for registration under Article 5 (6) of Regulation 2019/6. 

The event provided a high-level awareness session for animal health companies on changes in the regulation of exempted veterinary medicinal products intended for aquarium and pond fish, caged birds, homing pigeons, terrarium animals, small rodents, ferret and pet rabbits.

View the video recording and presentations