Misuse of Drugs Act 1977

Licences etc.

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14. (1) The Minister may grant licences or issue permits or authorisations for any of the purposes of this Act, attach conditions to any such licence, permit or authorisation, vary such conditions and revoke any such licence, permit or authorisation.

(2) The Minister may make regulations requiring the payment of prescribed fees in respect of the grant or issue under this section of a licence, permit or authorisation.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F25

Substituted by Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), s. 7(a), not commenced as of date of revision.

F26

Inserted by Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), s. 7(b), not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C12

Prospective affecting provision: subs. (1) amended and subs. (3) inserted by Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), s. 7, not commenced as of date of revision.

14. (1) The F25 [ Irish Medicines Board ] may grant licences or issue permits or authorisations for any of the purposes of this Act, attach conditions to any such licence, permit or authorisation, vary such conditions and revoke any such licence, permit or authorisation.

(2) The Minister may make regulations requiring the payment of prescribed fees in respect of the grant or issue under this section of a licence, permit or authorisation.

F26 [ (3) A licence, permit or authorisation

( a ) granted or issued by the Minister under subsection (1) (including granted or issued by way of being renewed) at any time before the commencement of this subsection, and

( b ) in force immediately before that commencement,

shall, on and after that commencement but subject to the conditions, if any, attached under subsection (1) to it and in force immediately before that commencement, continue in force, unless sooner revoked under subsection (1) , for the unexpired portion of the period of validity, if any, which it had left to run immediately before that commencement as if, on that commencement, the Irish Medicines Board had, under subsection (1)

( c ) granted or issued that licence, permit or authorisation, and

( d ) attached to that licence, permit or authorisation those conditions, if any,

and the provisions of this Act shall apply to the licence, permit or authorisation accordingly. ]

Editorial Notes:

E114

Prospective affecting provision: in carrying out its duties under subs. (1) the Irish Medicines Board is required to comply with any directive or guideline issued by Minister for Health by Irish Medicines Board Act 1995 (29/1995), s. 4(5), as substituted by Irish Medicines Board (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (3/2006), s. 11(b); amendment transferring duties to Irish Medicines Board not commenced as of date of revision.

E115

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2013) by Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 544 of 2012), in effect as per reg. 3.

E116

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.02.1988) by Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 11 of 1988), in effect as per reg. 3.

E117

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.06.1986) by Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 172 of 1986), in effect as per reg. 3.

E118

Power pursuant to section exercised (1.03.1985) by Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 29 of 1985), in effect as per reg. 3.

E119

Power pursuant to section exercised (15.05.1979) by Misuse of Drugs (Licence Fees) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 164 of 1979), in effect as per reg. 2. Note that this SI was given statutory status (12.03.2015) by Misuse Of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2015 (6/2015), s. 2 and sch. 2, commenced as per s. 1(3). It was revoked by Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Act 2016 (9/2016), s. 7(a), not commenced as of date of revision.