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The Transfer of Functions (Medicines and Poisons) Order 1999

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Transfer of functions

2.—(1) The functions of the Secretaries of State respectively concerned with health in Scotland and in Wales under the Medicines Act 1968(1) and the Medicines Act 1971(2) are hereby transferred to the Secretary of State concerned with health in England.

(2) The functions under the Medicines Act 1968 and the Medicines Act 1971–

(a)of the Secretary of State concerned with agriculture in Scotland, and

(b)of the Secretary of State or the Secretary of State for Wales which are exercisable by him by virtue of the Transfer of Functions (Wales) (No. 1) Order 1978(3),

are hereby transferred to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

(3) The functions of the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales under the Marketing Authorisations for Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulations 1994(4) and the Registration of Homoeopathic Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulations 1997(5) are hereby transferred to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.

(4) The function of the Secretary of State for Scotland specified in paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Poisons Act 1972(6) is hereby transferred to the Secretary of State for the Home Department.

(1)

1968 c. 67. Section 1(1)(a) was amended to transfer certain functions to the Secretary of State concerned with health in Wales by S.I. 1969/388.

(3)

S.I. 1978/272.

(4)

S.I. 1994/3142.

(5)

S.I. 1997/322.

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