is responsible for setting up and managing the Irish medicines verification
system, including the repository of unique identifiers. The
Health Products Regulatory Authority is responsible for supervising the functioning of the
repository system and ensuring that IMVO, as the legal entity responsible for
the establishment and management of the repository, complies with the relevant
requirements defined in EU law.
The Department of Health is also monitoring progress with IMVO as the
Irish Government has overall responsibility for ensuring that European
legislation, including the new measures relating to falsified medicines, are
fully implemented in Ireland within the specified timelines.