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The Medicines (Exemption from Licences) (Special and Transitional Cases) Order 1971

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1.—(1) This order may be cited as the Medicines (Exemption from Licences) (Special and Transitional Cases) Order 1971 and shall come into operation on 1st September 1971.

(2) In this order, unless the context otherwise requires—

the Act” means the Medicines Act 1968;

medicinal productincludes substances or articles specified in orders made under section 104 or section 105 of the ct which are for the time being in force and which direct that Part II of the Act shall have effect in relation to such substances or articles as that Part has effect in relation to medicinal products within the meaning of the Act;

and other expressions have the same meaning as in the Act.

(3) Except in so far as the context otherwise requires, any reference in the order to any enactment or order shall be construed as a reference to that enactment or order as the case may be as amended or extended by any other enactment or order.

(4) The Interpretation Act 1889 applies for the purpose of the interpretation of this order as it applies for the purpose of the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

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