18 A & 18 B Exemption Notice for Medtech

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18A and 18B exemption extension
17 December 2021
SAMED advocated for the extension of the exemption for medical devices from sections 18A and 18 B within the Medicines and Related Substances Act. These sections pertain to the supply of medical devices and IVDs according to a bonus system, rebate system and other incentive schemes and sampling of medical devices and IVDs. We are pleased to announce that the exemption has been issued for another three-year period ending 17 December 2024. Members are still bound to all clauses of the Medical Device Code of Ethical Marketing and Business Practice.