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12th November 1981
Laid before Parliament
23rd November 1981
Coming into Operation
14th December 1981
The Secretary of State concerned with health in England, the Secretaries of State respectively concerned with health and with agriculture in Wales and in Scotland, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland and the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland, acting jointly in exercise of powers conferred by sections 96(6) and 129(1) of the Medicines Act 1968 and now vested in them(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, after consulting such organisations as appear to them to be representative of interests likely to be substantially affected by these regulations and after taking into account the advice of the Medicines Commission, hereby make the following regulations:—
1. These regulations may be cited as the Medicines (Data Sheet) Amendment Regulations 1981 and shall come into operation on 14th December 1981.
2. The Medicines (Data Sheet) Regulations 1972(2) shall be amended as follows—
(a)in regulation 2(3) the word “dimensions” shall be omitted;
(b)in regulation 2(4) the word “dimensions” shall be omitted where it first occurs; and
(c)in Part II of Schedule 1 (data sheet compendium requirements) the entry “DIMENSIONS A5 paper” shall be omitted.
Secretary of State for Social Services
28th October 1981
Secretary of State for Wales
2nd November 1981
Secretary of State for Scotland
3rd November 1981
In witness whereof the official seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on 9th November 1981.
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Sealed with the official seal of the Department of Health and Social Services for Northern Ireland this 12th November 1981.
Sealed with the official seal of the Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland this 12th November 1981.
These Regulations amend the Medicines (Data Sheet) Regulations 1972 by omitting the requirement as to the dimensions of a data sheet included in a data sheet compendium.
In the case of the Secretaries of State concerned with health in England and in Wales by virtue of Article 2(2) of, and Schedule 1 to, the Transfer of Functions (Wales) Order 1969 (S.I. 1969/388), and in the case of the Secretary of State concerned with agriculture in Wales by virtue of Article 2(3) of, and Schedule 1 to, the Transfer of Functions (Wales) (No. 1) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/272) and in the case of the Northern Ireland Departments by virtue of section 40 of, and Schedule 5 to, the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973 (c. 36), and section 1(3) of, and paragraph 2(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to, the Northern Ireland Act 1974 (c. 28).
, to which there is an amendment not relevant to these Regulations.
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