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THERAPEUTIC GOODS ACT 1989 - SECT 29E

When suspension takes effect etc.

             (1)  A suspension under section 29D takes effect:

                     (a)  if the notice under subsection 29D(1) states that the suspension is necessary to prevent a potential risk of death, serious illness or serious injury--on the day on which the notice is given to the person; or

                     (b)  in any other case--on the day specified for the purpose in the notice, being a day not earlier than 20 working days after the notice is given to the person.

             (2)  The suspension has effect until:

                     (a)  the Secretary revokes it under section 29F; or

                     (b)  the end of:

                              (i)  the period specified in the notice under subsection 29D(4); or

                             (ii)  if the period is extended under subsection (3) of this section, the period as so extended.

Extension of suspension

             (3)  The Secretary may, by written notice given to the person, extend the period specified in the notice under subsection 29D(4) by a further specified period not exceeding 6 months.

Publication

             (4)  As soon as practicable after giving a notice under subsection (3), the Secretary must cause to be published in the Gazette or on the Department's website a notice setting out particulars of the extension.



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