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Biological Standards Act 1975

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(1)The power of the Medical Research Council to appoint one member of the advisory committee established under section 4(2) of the Therapeutic Substances Act 1956 shall, without prejudice to any existing appointment, be transferred to the Board; and accordingly the words " National Biological Standards Board " shall be substituted in that section for the words

Medical Research Council.

(2)Where it appears to the Ministers appropriate to do so in view of the functions conferred on the Board by virtue of section 1 above, they may by order modify the provisions of licences under Part II of the Medicines Act 1968 by substituting references to the Board for such references to the Medical Research Council or to the National Institute for Medical Research as may be specified in the order.

(3)The power to make an order under subsection (2) above shall not be exercised after the end of the period of twelve months beginning with the commencement of this Act.

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