The first implementation decrees of the Law of 19th December 2008 on human body material were published on Friday 23rd October 2009 in the “Moniteur belge”. In particular the result was that the law came into effect on 1st December 2009. Specific provisions contained in the Law of 13th June 1986 on the removal and transplantation of organs and the Royal Decree of 15th April 1988 were repealed on the same date.
The Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) is launching its first major public information campaign with the support of Laurette Onkelinx, Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health: "Medicines via the internet? Don’t surf with your health! ".