Administrative charges are payable by pharmaceutical companies (both members and non-members of the ABPI) in relation to cases considered under the Code of Practice.
Charges are only paid by pharmaceutical companies. Charges are paid by those ruled in breach of the Code and those that make unsuccessful complaints.
The administrative charges are based on the matters ruled upon in a case. A number of charges may arise in a particular case.
Healthcare professionals, members of the public or other individuals from outside the pharmaceutical industry do not pay any charges for making a complaint.
CHARGES: LEVY, ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES, AUDITS
The PMCPA is required to be self financing. The Constitution and Procedure requires the ABPI Board of Management to determine the charges for the annual Code of Practice levy, administrative charges in relation to cases, charges for compulsory audits of companies and the contributions to the cost of press advertising. The charges were subject to approval at the General Meeting of the ABPI on 20 November 2014.
Please note that all of the changes set out below are subject to the addition of VAT.