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20 Dec. 2019

Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard (Nicotine)

Subdivision 3D.2 of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 (the Regulations) sets out the procedure to be followed where the Secretary receives an application under section 52EAA of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act) to amend the current Poisons Standard and decides to refer the proposed amendment to an expert advisory committee. These include, under regulation 42ZCZK, that the Secretary publish (in a manner the Secretary considers appropriate) the proposed amendment to be referred to an expert advisory committee, the committee to which the proposed amendment will be referred, and the date of the committee meeting. The Secretary must also invite public submissions to be made to the expert advisory committee by a date mentioned in the notice as the closing date, allowing at least 20 business days after publication of the notice.

In accordance with regulation 42ZCZK of the Regulations, the Secretary invites public submissions on scheduling proposals referred to the March 2020 meetings of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling (ACMS #29), the Advisory Committee on Chemicals Scheduling (ACCS #27), and the Joint Advisory Committee on Medicines and Chemicals Scheduling (Joint ACMS-ACCS #24).

Submissions must be received by close of business 10 February 2020. 

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