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Therapeutic Products and Medicines Bill

This Bill is an omnibus Bill. It is proposed that the Bill be divided into two separate Bills. One of these will establish a joint trans-Tasman regulatory scheme for the regulation of therapeutic products. The other will repeal and replace the Medicines Act 1981 with updated legislation for controls on medicines, such as the scheduling of medicines.

Bill Events

Event Date Ayes Noes Abstentions
SC Reports 15 Jun 2007 The Government Administration Committee reported on this bill.
Submissions Due 7 Feb 2007
First Reading 12 Dec 2006 Bill read a first time.

Motion agreed:
That the Therapeutic Products and Medicines Bill be considered by the Government Administration Committeereferred to Government Administration Committee



Introduction 5 Dec 2006 Tony Ryall is the member in charge of this Government bill.

View the bill at introduction at the NZ Legislation website.

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