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From: Ministry for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties​
​Medicines Authority
​Published: 18.04.2016
​Running till: 10.06.2016 extended till 12.08.2016
​Last Updated: ​12.01.2018

Consultation Outcome: Final Report

Consultation REPORT.pdfConsultation REPORT.pdf


Original Consultation

Objectives and Scope
The Medicines Act was updated by virture of Act V of 2013. It is proposed that subsidiary legislation 458.48 is updated in line with the Medicines Act.
Main Changes
Amended Legal Notice to conform with the changes in Act V of 2013:
The Licensing Authority, subject of the provisions of the Medicines Act, may demand payment of the minimum fine (multa) for the respective articles and subarticle as provided in Article 99(1) of the Medicines Act for the breach of the respective articles of the Medicines Act.


In view of this, the government is launching this initial scoping consultation to collect input from the general public, civil society organizations, trade unions, business organizations, political parties, governmental institutions and all others that would like to contribute towards this process.


Consultation Document and Draft LN - MA - Penal Ties Medicines Act.pdf

Please be informed that submissions will be published on the webpage of this consultation at the end of the scoping phase. The lead Ministry has sole discretion upon the publication of comments.
Received contributions, together with the identity of the contributor, will be published on the Internet, unless the contributor objects to the publication of his/her personal data on the grounds that such publication would harm his/her legitimate interests. In this case the contribution may be published in anonymous form. Otherwise the contribution will not be published nor will, in principle, its content be taken into account.  Any objections concerning the publication of personal data should be sent to the service responsible for the consultation on the following email address: 
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In addition, please be aware of:
·         Disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (Chapter 496)
As we are a public authority all documents we hold, including documents related to this public consultation process, may be released following a request to us under the Freedom of Information Act (Chap. 496), unless such request may be subject of an exemption arising from the same Act.


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