Dietary Supplements Regulations 1985

11 Therapeutic claims

Except as permitted by the Medicines Act 1981 and any regulations made under that Act, no dietary supplement or package or container containing a dietary supplement shall be advertised or labelled with a statement relating to any of the following matters:

(a)

treating or preventing disease:

(b)

diagnosing disease or ascertaining the existence, degree, or extent of a physiological condition:

(c)

altering the shape, structure, size, or weight of the human body:

(d)

otherwise preventing or interfering with the normal operation of a physiological function, whether permanently or temporarily, and whether by way of terminating or reducing or postponing, or increasing or accelerating, the operation of that function, or in any other way.