Medicines Regulations 1984

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  • This version was replaced on 7 November 2018 to make corrections to Schedule 1 Part 1 item 787 under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
49 Surrender of licence

(1)

Subclause (1A) applies if a licensee ceases to—

(a)

manufacture, hawk, sell, or pack any medicine; or

(b)

operate a pharmacy.

(1A)

If this subclause applies, the licensee must, within 7 days of ceasing to undertake the activity to which the licence relates, surrender that licence to the licensing authority.

(2)

The licensing authority, on receiving a licence pursuant to subclause (1A), shall retain the licence for the remainder of the current licence period.

(3)

Nothing in this regulation shall prevent a licensee who has surrendered his licence pursuant to subclause (1A) from applying to the licensing authority for restoration of the licence to the licensee at any time during the current licence period.

(4)

In any such case, but subject to subclause (5), the licensing authority, on being satisfied that the licensee complies with the requirements of the Act and these regulations relating to the granting of licences, shall restore the licence to the licensee.

(5)

Notwithstanding anything in these regulations, it shall not be necessary for any licensee who surrenders his licence to pay a further licence fee on application for restoration of that licence.

Regulation 49(1): substituted, on 18 September 2004, by regulation 7(1) of the Medicines Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/300).

Regulation 49(1A): inserted, on 18 September 2004, by regulation 7(1) of the Medicines Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/300).

Regulation 49(2): amended, on 18 September 2004, by regulation 7(2) of the Medicines Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/300).

Regulation 49(3): amended, on 18 September 2004, by regulation 7(3) of the Medicines Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/300).