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Control of Pharmacists (Amendment) Act 2014

REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
CONTROL OF PHARMACISTS (AMENDMENT) ACT NO. 20 OF 2014


Arrangement of Sections


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REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
Assent: 19/06/2014
Commencement: 17/07/2014


CONTROL OF PHARMACISTS (AMENDMENT) ACT NO. 20 OF 2014


An Act to amend the Control of Pharmacists Act [CAP 23].


Be it enacted by the President and Parliament as follows-


1 Amendment
The Control of Pharmacists Act [CAP 23] is amended as set out in the Schedule.


2 Commencement
This Act commences on the day on which it is published in the Gazette.


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SCHEDULE
AMENDMENTS OF CONTROL OF PHARMACISTS ACT [CAP 23]


1 Before section 1
Insert


“1AA. Interpretation

In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears:


Commission means the Pharmacist Practitioners Commission established under subsection 2(1);


Minister means the Minister of Health.”


2 Section 2
Repeal the section, substitute


“2. Pharmacist Practitioners Commission

(1) The Pharmacist Practitioners Commission is established.


(2) The Commission consists of:


(a) the Director General of Health; and


(b) the Principal Pharmacist; and


(c) a pharmacist appointed by the Minister; and


(d) an environmental health officer appointed by the Minister.


(3) The members of the Commission appointed under paragraphs 2(c) and (d) are to hold office for a period not exceeding 2 years and may be re-appointed.


(4) At a meeting of the Commission, the quorum consists of 3 members present at a meeting.”


3 Subsection 4(3)
Repeal the subsection, substitute


“(3) Subject to subsection (4), the fee for a license issued under this section is VT 5000.


(4) The Minister may, on the recommendation of the Commission, exempt a person or class of persons from paying the license fee prescribed in subsection (3).”


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