14 Feb 2008
House of Representatives
Health and Ageing
Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 to address legal consequences arising from the Federal Court decision in
Roche Products v National Drugs and Poisons Schedule Committee  FCA 1352 (30 August 2007) by: providing that the Poisons Standard and its amendments are legislative instruments for the purposes of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003; retrospectively reinstating certain amendments made to the Standard before the Roche decision; exempting the Standard from section 42 of the
Legislative Instruments Act 2003 relating to disallowance; and providing for ‘just terms’ compensation in the event that these measures could result in any acquisition of property.