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24th October 2008
Laid before Parliament
29th October 2008
Coming into force
1st October 2009
The Secretary of State and the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, acting jointly, make the following Regulations, in the case of the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 72A(4)(b), (5)(b), (6) and (7)(b), (e) and (f) and 129(1) and (5) of the Medicines Act 1968(1), and, in the case of the Minister, the powers conferred by those provisions and now vested in him(2).
In accordance with section 129(6) of that Act, they have consulted such organisations as appear to them to be representative of interests likely to be substantially affected by the Regulations.
1968 c.67. The expression “the Ministers” is defined in section 1 of the Act, as amended paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to S.I. 1999/3142 and paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 to S.I. 2006/2407. Section 72A was inserted by section 30 of the Health Act 2006 (c.28).
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