Fiji Sessional Legislation
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MEDICINAL PRODUCTS (BUDGET AMENDMENT) ACT 2015.
ACT NO. 27 OF 2015
J. K. KONROTE
[23 November 2015]
TO AMEND THE MEDICINAL PRODUCTS DECREE 2011
ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji—
Short title and commencement
1.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Medicinal Products (Budget Amendment) Act 2015.
(2) This Act shall come into force on 1 January 2016.
(3) In this Act, the Medicinal Products Decree 2011 shall be referred to as the "Decree".
Section 5 amended
2. Section 5 of the Decree is amended in subsection (2) by deleting paragraphs (a) and (b) and substituting the following—
"(a) the Chairperson;
(b) the Deputy Chairperson;"
Section 6 amended
3. Section 6 of the Decree is amended by inserting the following new subsection after subsection (2)—
"(3) Until such time the standards of quality, safety and efficacy referred to in subsection (2)(b) are prescribed, the Minister has the power to require medicinal products, poisons and devices manufactured in, imported into and exported from Fiji to conform to the standards of the World Health Organization, including the Certification Scheme on the Quality of Pharmaceutical Products Moving in International Commerce and the Pharmaceutical Inspection Cooperation Scheme."