Therapeutics Goods (Amendment) Act 2014

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Therapeutics Goods (Amendment) Act 2014


Act 1 of 2014





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THERAPEUTICS GOODS (AMENDMENT)

ACT 2014


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THERAPEUTICS GOODS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

Arrangement of Sections

Section

1 Short title................................................................................................................ 5
2 Section 2 amended ................................................................................................. 5
3 Section 20 amended ............................................................................................... 5
4 Section 21 amended ............................................................................................... 6
5 Section 22 amended ............................................................................................... 6
6 Section 23 amended ............................................................................................... 6
7 Section 29 amended ............................................................................................... 6




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THERAPEUTICS GOODS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2014

Act 1 of 2014

AN ACT TO AMEND THE THERAPEUTICS GOODS ACT 2001

I assent,

TUPOU VI,

19
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June 2014.

BE IT ENACTED by the King and Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the

Legislature of the Kingdom as follows:

1 Short title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Therapeutic Goods (Amendment) Act 2014.

(2) The Therapeutics Goods Act 2001 is in this Act referred to as the

Principal Act.

2 Section 2 amended

Section 2 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following definition in the

correct alphabetical order –

““nurse practitioner” means a person duly registered as such under the

Nurses Act 2001;”.

3 Section 20 amended

Section 20 of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following new

subsection (2A) after subsection (2) -

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“(2A) Any nurse practitioner may write prescriptions for medicinal drugs

included in Classes 1 and 2 of the registered list, and may write

prescriptions for medicinal drugs included in Class 3 of the registered

list on the advice of a medical practitioner.”.

4 Section 21 amended

The proviso to section 21(1) of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the

words “health officer” the following “, nurse practitioner”.

5 Section 22 amended

Section 22 of the Principal Act is amended -

(a) in subsection (2) by inserting after the words “health officer” the following “,

nurse practitioner”; and

(b) in subsection (3)(g) by inserting after the words “health officer” the following

“, nurse practitioner”.

6 Section 23 amended

Section 23(1) of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “nurse” the

following “, nurse practitioner”.

7 Section 29 amended

Section 29(1) of the Principal Act is amended by inserting after the word “nurse” the

following “, nurse practitioner”.



Passed by the Legislative Assembly this 24
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day of March 2014.