Medicines (Deferral of Expiry of Part 7A) Order 2011


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Medicines (Deferral of Expiry of Part 7A) Order 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 22nd day of August 2011

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 96J of the Medicines Act 1981, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, and on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, makes the following order.


1  Title
  • This order is the Medicines (Deferral of Expiry of Part 7A) Order 2011.

2  Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 22 September 2011.

3  Expiry of Part
  • This order specifies the date 30 September 2016 in substitution for the date specified in section 96J(1) of the Medicines Act 1981.

4  Revocations

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 22 September 2011, defers the expiry of Part 7A of the Medicines Act 1981 by 5 years (until the close of 30 September 2016). Part 7A imposes restrictions on xenotransplantation.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 August 2011.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.