Cross Border Healthcare & Patient Mobility: Public Consultation on Scotland's Transposition and Implementation of Directive 2011/24 EU on the Application of Patients' Rights in Cross-border Healthcare.

This consultation document sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to implementation of the EU Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare. It seeks views on the detail of the implementation, and examines the effects the Directive may have on Scotland’s health system.

Article 21 - Transposition

22.1 This requires Member States to transpose the Directive into their national law within 30 months of the Directive coming into force - i.e. by 25 October 2013. The intention is that the legislation required to implement the Directive will come into force on 25 October 2013.


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