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Updated Medicine Schedules Drawn Up

Department of Health

The health department has published updated schedules in Government Gazette 38586 in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act of 1965.

The revised schedules are published following recommendations by the Medicines Control Council.

Rules on Community Service for Vets Laid Down

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has published the regulations pertaining to Compulsory Community Service in accordance with the Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions Act in Government Gazette 38574.

According to notice 235, compulsory community service shall be performed by every person registering for the first time as a veterinarian in terms of the act and shall include a person who obtained his or her qualifications outside South Africa, unless exempted in terms of these regulations.

New Medicines Control Council Fees Proposed

Department of Health

The department of health has published notice 233 in Government Gazette 38585 informing all stakeholders of its intention to set down new fees payable to the Medicines Control Council.

The proposed fees for medicines are published in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act.

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