Exclusion of Certain Alcohol-based Hand-rubs from the Operation of Certain Provisions of the Act
Government Notice R721 of 2020
Published in Government Gazette no. 43484 on 26 June 2020
- Assented to on 18 June 2020
Commenced on 26 June 2020
- [Up to date as at 26 June 2020]
I, Dr Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize, Minister of Health, in terms of section 36(1) of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, 1965 (Act 101 of 1965) (the Act), and on the recommendation of the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, hereby exclude, subject to the conditions listed: -
a. the medicine listed in the Schedule hereto from the operation of sections 14(1) of the Act and regulations 11 and 12 of the General Regulations made in terms of the Act (Government Notice No. R. 859 of 25 August 2017) (the General Regulations), and
b. the manufacturer, importer or distributor, licensed in terms of section 22C(1 )(b) of the Act, of alcohol-based handrubs listed in this Schedule from regulations 23(1 )(c)(ii), 23(1)(c)(iv), and 23(2)(aa) of the General Regulations made in terms of the Act (Government Notice No. R. 859 of 25 August 2017) (the General Regulations).
This exclusion shall be effective immediately for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months from the date of signature of this Notice.
Dr Zwelini Lawrence Mkhize, MP
Minister of Health