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Restricted Medicine Specification 2011

Authoritative Version
Specifications as made
This instrument specifies under subsections 3(2A) & 3(2B) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989, medicines or classes of medicine for the purposes of the definition of restricted medicine in subsection 3(1).
Administered by: Health
Registered 12 May 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-May-2011
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2011

Restricted Medicine Specification 20111

Therapeutic Goods Act 1989

I, CATHERINE KING, Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing, make this Specification under subsections 3(2A) and 3(2B) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.


Dated    21     January 2011


(Signed by)

1              Name of Specification

                This Specification is to be cited as the Restricted Medicine Specification 2011.

2              Commencement

                This Specification commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Definitions

                In this Specification:

current Poisons Standard has the same meaning as subsection 52A(1) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

Regulations means the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990.


4              Restricted Medicine

                For subsections 3(2A) and 3(2B) of the Act, a medicine mentioned in Schedule 1 or a medicine mentioned in a class of medicine mentioned in Schedule 1 is specified as a restricted medicine.


Schedule 1   Medicines and Classes of Medicines

                                    (Section 4)


  1. Medicines or medicines contained in a therapeutic good mentioned in Part 1 of Schedule 10 to the Regulations other than in items 1(b) and 14.


  1. Medicines that contain a substance included in Schedule 3 to the current Poisons Standard.













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