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The Transfer of Functions (Medicines and Poisons) Order 1999

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Transfer of Functions (Medicines and Poisons) Order 1999.

(2) This Order shall come into force on 27th December 1999.

(3) In this Order–

  • “the transferor” means, in relation to anything transferred by this Order, the Minister from whom it is transferred;

  • “the transferee” means, in relation to anything transferred by this Order, the Minister to whom it is transferred,

and any reference to a function of a Minister shall, in the case of a function which is exercisable by him jointly with another person, be construed as a reference to his share in that function.

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