31.3.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 77/42


Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Proposal for a Regulation (EC) No …/… of the European Parliament and of the Council of […] concerning the supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products (Codified version)’

COM(2008) 369 final — 2008/0126 (COD)

(2009/C 77/11)

On 7 July the Council of the European Union decided to consult the European Economic and Social Committee, under Article 95 of the Treaty establishing the European Community, on the

Proposal for a Regulation (EC) No …/… of the European Parliament and of the Council of […] concerning the supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products (Codified version).

Since the Committee unreservedly endorses the content of the proposal and feels that it requires no comment on its part, it decided unanimously, at its 447th plenary session of 17 and 18 September 2008 (meeting of 17 September 2008), to issue an opinion endorsing the proposed text.

 

Brussels, 17 September 2008.

The President

of the European Economic and Social Committee

Dimitris DIMITRIADIS