Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2010 Measures No. 1) Bill 2010

Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Parliament no
Amends the
Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
  in relation to: the supply of medical devices that are not on the Therapeutic Goods Register; the listing of export-only variations of certain medicines already on the register; permissible ingredients for inclusion in medicines; information that may be considered by the minister when reviewing initial decisions; the process for submission and approval of product information for medicines; the power of the secretary to make declarations that goods are therapeutic goods; the revised business processes which apply to prescription medicines; and the secretary’s information gathering powers. 

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House of Representatives
30 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
30 Sep 2010Second reading moved
26 Oct 2010Referred to Main Committee
27 Oct 2010Second reading debate
27 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
27 Oct 2010Consideration in detail debate

Amendment details: 15 Government agreed to
27 Oct 2010Reported from Main Committee
27 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to
15 Nov 2010Introduced and read a first time
15 Nov 2010Second reading moved
26 Nov 2010Second reading debate
26 Nov 2010Second reading agreed to
26 Nov 2010Third reading agreed to

26 Nov 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
15 Dec 2010Assent

Act no.: 141

Year: 2010

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