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2002 No. 618

CONSUMER PROTECTION

The Medical Devices Regulations 2002

Made

20th May 2002

Laid before Parliament

21st May 2002

Coming into force

13th June 2002

The Secretary of State, being a Minister designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to measures relating to medical devices(2), in exercise of the powers conferred by the said section 2(2), in exercise, with the consent of the Treasury, of the powers conferred by section 56(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1973(3), in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 11 and 27(2) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987(4), and in exercise of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after consultation in accordance with section 11(5) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 with organisations appearing to him to be representative of interests substantially affected by these Regulations, with such other persons considered by him appropriate and with the Health and Safety Commission, hereby makes the following Regulations:—

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The Secretary of State was designated in relation to measures relating to active implantable medical devices in S.I. 1991/2289, and in relation to measures relating to medical devices other than active implantable medical devices in S.I. 1993/2661.

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