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Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965

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To provide for the registration of medicines intended for human and for animal use; for the registration of medical devices; for the establishment of a Medicines Control Council; for the control of medicines, Scheduled substances and medical devices; for the control of manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of medicines and medical devices; and for the control of persons who may compound and dispense medicines; and for matters incidental thereto.

 

Last update: December 2017


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Latest Developments:

 

The Pharmacy Act, 1974 (Act No. 53 of 1974) has been amended by Guidance for the Issuing of Licenses for Pharmacy Premises, Notice No. 1476, Government Gazette 41354, dated 22 December 2017.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been updated by Notices, Registration of Oral Preparations containing Bacterial Strains as per Notice No. 1256 of GG41248 dated 14 November 2017.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been amended by General Regulations, Notice No. 859, Government Gazette 41064, dated 25 August 2017.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been amended by Commencement of Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act, 2008 (Act No. 72 of 2008), Proclamation No. 20 of 2017, Government Gazette 40869, dated 26 May 2017.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been amended by Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act, 2015 (Act No. 14 of 2015), Notice No. 19, Government Gazette 39585, dated 8 January 2016.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been amended by Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act, 2008 (Act No. 72 of 2008), Notice No. 434, Government Gazette 32148, dated 21 April 2009.

 

The Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 1965 (Act No. 101 of 1965) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations relating to a Transparent Pricing System for Medicines and Scheduled Substances as per Notice No. 1479  of GG41362 dated 29 December 2005.

 

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