Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2013 Measures No. 1) Bill 2013

Type
Government
Portfolio
Health and Ageing 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
  to: enable the minister to specify products that are taken not to be therapeutic goods; enable the secretary to remove products that are not therapeutic goods from the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods; clarify the secretary’s powers to approve product information for medicines accepted for registration in the register; and make amendments in relation to: compliance with advertising requirements; obtaining information and documents; use of restricted and prohibited representations in advertisements; conditions of registration or listing in the register; presentation of registered or listed goods; consent to the import, supply or export of goods; review of decisions; a package and its contents to constitute a kit; criminal offences and civil penalties for false or misleading statements in relation to variation requests; minimum notice period for cancellation of registration or listing in the register; secretary’s discretion to publish certain information on the department’s website; clarification of the merits review process; public notification and/or recall of registered or listed therapeutic goods, biologicals and medical devices; failure to comply with requirements to provide information; and specified information required for certain applications and requests. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
20 Mar 2013Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2013Second reading moved
18 Jun 2013Referred to Federation Chamber
18 Jun 2013Second reading debate
18 Jun 2013Second reading agreed to
18 Jun 2013Reported from Federation Chamber
18 Jun 2013Third reading agreed to
Senate
19 Jun 2013Introduced and read a first time
19 Jun 2013Second reading moved
12 Nov 2013Lapsed at end of Parliament
12 Nov 2013Lapsed at end of Parliament

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