News – New regulation found after the CAMbrella deliveries:
Portugal passed on September 2, 2013 new regulations on Osteopathy. Read more
Standards of osteopathic practice in Portugal are set by ACSS (Central Administration of Health System) in the Governmental order: Portaria Nº 207-B-2014 (pdf) (320), See also: www.forewards.eu/regulation/portugal
Notice! All text below is copied from the CAMbrella report – delivered Dec 31, 2012
Since 2003 Osteopathy treatment has been regulated by the Portuguese Law No 45/2003 of 22 August 2003 on the provision of non-conventional therapies (231).
Detailed regulation of Osteopathy was approved by Resolution No 64/2003 (235).
Osteopathy regulation is included in the tasks for the Official Portuguese Government / State Inter-Ministerial Commission to Study and Propose the Regulation of Osteopathy (Law 45 / 2003 – Conjunct Dispatch nº 261 / 2005; – Resolution of the Portuguese Parliament for Osteopathy nº 64 / 2003) (235).