Safety of Medicines Bill 2010-12
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 20 July, 2010 | 20.07.2010
|Bill 59 2010-11 as introduced | PDF version, 80KB||13.10.2010|
Latest news on the Safety of Medicines Bill 2010-12The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the Safety of Medicines Bill 2010-12
The Bill proposes the establishment of a Medicines Safety Evaluation Panel to compare the effectiveness of human biology-based tests and animal-based tests in assessing the safety of medicines.
The panel would be required to report within two years and would have full access to all relevant records held by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.
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