This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend regulation 2(1) of the Medicines Regulations 1984 (which contains definitions) to—
replace the reference to the Ministry of Health in the definition of approved immunisation schedule with a reference to Pharmac because of the transfer of responsibility for the National Immunisation Schedule from the Ministry to Pharmac; and
insert a definition of Pharmac.
Date of notification in Gazette: 1 November 2012.
These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.