Medicines (Deferral of Expiry of Part 7A) Order 2020

2020/243

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Medicines (Deferral of Expiry of Part 7A) Order 2020

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 7th day of September 2020

Present:
The Right Hon Jacinda Ardern presiding in Council

This order is made under section 96J of the Medicines Act 1981

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister of Health.

Order

1 Title

This order is the Medicines (Deferral of Expiry of Part 7A) Order 2020.

2 Commencement

This order comes into force on 29 September 2020.

3 Section 96J(1) of Medicines Act 1981 amended

In section 96J(1) of the Medicines Act 1981, replace “30 September 2020” with “30 September 2025”.

4 Revocation

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, which comes into force on 29 September 2020, defers the expiry of Part 7A of the Medicines Act 1981 to 30 September 2025. Part 7A imposes restrictions on xenotransplantation.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 September 2020.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.