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Corporate entry Proprietary Medicines Advisory Committee (1953 - 1991)

State of Victoria

From
1953
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
1991
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body and Pharmaceuticals or Medical Aids
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

The Proprietary Medicines Advisory Committee was established in 1953, when the Victorian Government passed the Health (Proprietary Medicines) Act, No. 5731. The Committee replaced another, with similar functions, that was created as a result of legislation passed in 1942, the Health (Patent Medicines) Act, No. 4934. 1991 saw the functions of the Proprietary Medicines Advisory Committee being transferred from State to Federal Government, where the Committee became part of the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

Timeline

 1953 - 1991 Proprietary Medicines Advisory Committee
       1991 - Therapeutic Goods Administration

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