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This instrument amends the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015 in relation to the information required in an advertisement for therapeutic goods that are in the current Poisons Standard and also provides advertisers with some additional flexibility in relation to the statement that is required to be contained in advertisements for such products.
Administered by: Health
Registered 30 Jun 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-Aug-2018
Tabled Senate13-Aug-2018
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015 Amendment No. 1 of 2018

I, John Skerritt, a delegate of the Minister for Health for the purposes of section 42BAA of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and acting under that section, hereby amend the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015 in the manner set out in Schedule 1.

Dated 29th June 2018  

(Signed by)

 

Adj Professor John Skerritt

Delegate of the Minister for Health

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015                                                                                     2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015 Amendment No. 1 of 2018.

2  Commencement

                   This Amendment commences on the day after registration of the instrument on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 42BAA of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2015

1  6 Minimum requirements, paragraph (3)(e)

Repeal the item, substitute:

(e)        or, in the case of Schedule 3 therapeutic goods listed in Appendix H of the current Poisons Standard, either:

(i)         words to the effect of:

                                    YOUR PHARMACIST’S ADVICE IS REQUIRED; or

(ii)        the following statement:

ASK YOUR PHARMACIST – THEY MUST DECIDE IF THIS PRODUCT IS RIGHT FOR YOU.