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The Medicines (Contact Lens Fluids and Other Substances) (Advertising and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 1979

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8.  The requirements of regulation 3 shall not apply to an information sheet and the requirements of regulation 4 shall not apply to a data sheet where such information sheet or data sheet—

(a)relates to a contact lens substance in respect of which the restrictions imposed by section 7(2) of the Act (product licences) do not apply on 1st January 1980(1) by reason of section 16(2) of the Act (transitional exemption for products then on the market), and

(b)is sent or delivered, to a pharmacist or optician if it is an information sheet or to a doctor if it is a data sheet, within 6 months after such day as may be appointed by an order made under section 17 of the Act which provides that section 16(2) of the Act shall cease to have effect on or after that day in relation to contact lens substances of the description to which the information sheet of data sheet relates.

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The day appointed under section 16, as applied, by the Medicines (Contact Lens Fluids and Other Substances) (Appointed Day) Order 1979, S.I. 1979/1539.

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