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Medicines and Related Substances Control Amendment Act, No. 94 of 1991

Long title


To amend the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965, so as to delete certain definitions and to define or further define certain expressions; to further regulate the powers, functions and constitution of the Medicines Control Council; to do away with the disqualification that a member of the council may not have an interest in the sale of any medicine; to abolish the Medicines Control Appeal Board; to remove legal uncertainty regarding the sale of unregistered medicine by medical practitioners, veterinarians, pharmacists, practitioners and dentists; to regulate the control of the sale of medicines and Scheduled substances differently; to authorize the council to disclose certain information regarding medicines, Scheduled substances and medical devices; to make new provision for appeals against decisions of the council; to increase penalties; to further regulate the preservation of secrecy; to provide for the delegation of the powers of the Minister of National Health in terms of the said Act; to extend the power to make regulations; to provide for a  prohibition on the manufacture, sale or use of certain veterinary medicines; to provide for the registration and control of medical devices; to delete certain outdated references; to repeal the Schedules to the said Act; and to make certain adjustments to certain other laws in consequence of the amendments to the said Act; and to provide for incidental matters.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 101 of 1965...
2. Amendment of section 2 of Act 101 of 1965...
3. Amendment of section 3 of Act 101 of 1965...
4. Amendment of section 6 of Act 101 of 1965...
5. Repeal of section 10 of Act 101 of 1965...
6. Repeal of section 11 of Act 101 of 1965...
7. Amendment of section 7 of Act 101 of 1965...
8. Amendment of section 15 of Act 101 of 1965...
9. Substition of section 22A of Act 101 of 1965...
10. Insertion of section 22B of Act 101 of 1965...
11. Substitution of section 24 of Act 101 of 1965...
12. Amendment of section 29 of Act 101 of 1965...
13. Amendment of section 30 of Act 101 of 1965...
14. Substitution of section 34 of Act 101 of 1965...
15. Substitution of section 34A of Act 101 of 1965...
16. Amendment of section 35 of Act 101 of 1965...
17. Insertion of section 36A of Act 101 of 1965...
18. Substitution of section 37 of Act 101 of 1965...
19. Repeal of section 37A of Act 101 of 1965...
20. Repeal of section 39 of Act 101 of 1965...
21. Repeal of Schedules to Act 101 of 1965...
22. Substitution of Long title of Act 101 of 1965...
23. Amendment of section 1 of Act 53 of 1974...
24. Aubstitution of section 52A of Act 56 of 1974
25. Substitution of section 1 of Act 101 of 1965...
26. Amendment of section 1 of Act 50 of 1978
27. Amendment of section 38 of Act 63 of 1982...
28. Transitional provision
29. Short title and commencement
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