An Act to amend the Patent Act and the Food and Drugs Act (drugs for international humanitarian purposes)

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2013.

Status

Dead, as of March 29, 2012
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Patent Act and the Food and Drugs Act to facilitate the manufacture and export of pharmaceutical products to address public health problems afflicting many developing and least-developed countries, especially those resulting from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other epidemics.

Elsewhere

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