|Name:||Law No. LV 167/168 (882/883) of 7 August 1997 on Medical Treatment.|
|Subject(s):||Medical care and sickness benefit|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Laws On-line in Latvian Latvijas Vestnesis PDF of Act in Latvian as consolidated to 31.03.2011 (consulted on 2012-07-21)
Laws On-line in English Valsts Valodas Centrs PDF of Act in English as consolidated to 10.12.2009 (consulted on 2012-07-21)
BIB database of Latvian legislation Biznesa informacijas birojs (consulted on 2012-07-21)
|Abstract/Citation:||Regulates public relationships in medical treatment in order to ensure qualified prevention and diagnosis of diseases and injuries, as well as qualified medical treatment and rehabilitation of patients. Gives, inter alia, legal definitions of several medical professions and sets up basic regulatory basis for their activities.
Repeals Cabinet Regulation On Medical Treatment (Latvijas Republikas Saeimas un Ministru Kabineta Ziotjs, 1997, No. 1; 2005, No. 18; 2006, No. 2).
Also implements Council Directive 93/42/EEC of 14 June 1993 concerning medical devices.