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Therapeutic Goods (Complementary and OTC Medicines - Application Form for Approval of an Advertisement) Approval 2019

10 September 2019

I, Leanne McCauley, as delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Health, make the following instrument.

Dated 9 September 2019

Leanne McCauley
Director, Advertising Education and Assurance Section
Regulatory Education and Compliance Branch
Health Products Regulation Group
Department of Health

Contents

1 Name

This instrument is the Therapeutic Goods (Complementary and OTC Medicines - Application Form for Approval of an Advertisement) Approval 2019.

2 Commencement

  1. Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.
Commencement information
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Provisions Commencement Date/Details
1. The whole of this instrument The day after this instrument is made. 10 September 2019

Note: This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

  1. Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3 Authority

This instrument is made under regulation 5F of the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990.

4 Definitions

Note: A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in section 3 of the Act, including the following:
(a) Secretary.

In this instrument:

Act means the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989.

complementary medicine has the same meaning as in the Regulations.

OTC medicine has the same meaning as in the Regulations.

Regulations means the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990.

Therapeutic Goods Administration has the same meaning as in the Regulations.

5 Approved form

The approved form for making an application to the Secretary for approval of an advertisement in relation to complementary medicines and OTC medicines, is the form titled Application for approval of advertising for complementary medicines and over-the-counter medicines published on the Therapeutic Goods Administration's website.

Note: The Therapeutic Goods Administration's website can be accessed at https://www.tga.gov.au.

6 Repeals

Each instrument mentioned in Schedule 1 is repealed.

Schedule 1 - Repeals

Note: See section 6.

Repeal of instruments
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Item Name of instrument and delegate Date of making
1 Approval of the form titled Application for approval of advertising for complementary medicines and over-the-counter medicines made under regulation 5F of the Regulations by Mick O'Connor 14 April 2014