Namibia Government Gazette dated 2021-03-09 number 7479

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
N$6.00 WINDHOEK - 9 March 2021 No. 7479

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GOVERNMENT NOTICE

No. 39 Exclusion of Certain Medicines from Operation of Section 18(1) of Medicines and Related Substances
Control Act, 2003 ................................................................................................................................... 1
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Government Notice
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES

No. 39 2021

EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN MEDICINES FROM OPERATION OF SECTION 18(1)
OF MEDICINES AND RELATED SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT, 2003

Under section 45 of the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 2003 (Act No. 13 of 2003),
after consultation with the Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council, I exclude the COVID-19
vaccines, specified in the Schedule, from the operation of section 18(1) of that Act, subject to the
following conditions:

(a) a person who intends to import into Namibia any of the COVID-19 vaccines must be in
possession of a licence to import such COVID-19 vaccines issued by the Namibia Medicines
Regulatory Council under section 31(5)(c) of that Act; and

(b) the COVID-19 vaccines’ labelling and package insert must be written or translated into the
English language.

DR. K. SHANGULA
MINISTER OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES Windhoek, 9 March 2021