This order is administered in the Department of Health.
PURSUANT to section 1(2) of the Medicines Act 1981, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.
2 Commencement of Act
This order may be cited as the Medicines Act Commencement Order 1984.
All the provisions of the Medicines Act 1981, except section 21(1)(a) (which requires applications for the Minister's consent to the distribution of a new medicine to be made in the prescribed manner) shall come into force on the 1st day of August 1984.
P G MILLEN,
Clerk of the Executive Council.
Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.
Date of notification in Gazette: 7 June 1984.