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Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Repeal of Ministerial responsibility for approval of RU486) Bill 2005 [2006]

NASH, Sen Fiona
TROETH, Sen Judith
MOORE, Sen Claire
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Amends the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 to transfer the responsibility for regulatory approval of RU486 from the Minister for Health and Ageing to the Therapeutic Goods Administration.


Introduced and read a first time 08 Dec 2005
Second reading moved 08 Dec 2005
Second reading agreed to 09 Feb 2006
Third reading agreed to 09 Feb 2006
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Feb 2006
Second reading moved 16 Feb 2006
Second reading agreed to 16 Feb 2006
Third reading agreed to 16 Feb 2006
  • Act no.: 5
  • Year: 2006
03 Mar 2006

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