Medicines Amendment Act 2016 Commencement Order 2017

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Medicines Amendment Act 2016 Commencement Order 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of August 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

This order is made under section 2(1) of the Medicines Amendment Act 2016 on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Medicines Amendment Act 2016 Commencement Order 2017.

2 Commencement of Medicines Amendment Act 2016

The Medicines Amendment Act 2016 comes into force on 31 January 2018.

Michael Webster,
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 brings the Medicines Amendment Act 2016 into force on 31 January 2018. That Act amends the Medicines Act 1981 by permitting nurse practitioners to supervise designated prescribers who prescribe prescription medicines.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 August 2017.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.