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Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2009 Measures No. 2) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Health and Ageing

Summary

Amends the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 in relation to: separate scheduling of medicines and poisons; the preclusion of certain kinds of medical devices from being entered in the Register; consultation with the Gene Technology Regulator; advertising therapeutic goods; exercising delegations; and the inclusion of advisory statements on the labels of specified medicines.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/06/09  
Second reading moved 24/06/09  
Referred to Main Committee 12/08/09  
Second reading debate 19/08/09  
Second reading agreed to 19/08/09  
Reported from Main Committee 19/08/09  
Third reading agreed to 19/08/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/08/09  
Second reading moved 20/08/09  
Second reading debate 09/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 09/09/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 09/09/09 Amendment details: 1 Independent (Xenophon) [as amended by Government] agreed to
Third reading agreed to 09/09/09  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 09/09/09 Details: House agreed to Senate amendment
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 09/09/09  
Assent 29/09/09 Act no.: 96 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Independent [sheet 5901 revised 2]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedule of the amendment made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/06/2009): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (07/08/2009)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )