Medicrime convention

The "Medicrime Convention" is the first international criminal law instrument to oblige States Parties to criminalise:

  • the manufacturing of counterfeit medical products;
  • supplying, offering to supply and trafficking in counterfeit medical products;
  • the falsification of documents;
  • the unauthorised manufacturing or supplying of medicinal products and the placing on the market of medical devices which do not comply with conformity requirements.

Council of Europe webpage for the Medicrime Convention