Revised: 2 April 2018

Medicines Classification Committee

The Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) makes recommendations to the Minister of Health on the classification of medicines.

Guidance on how to change the legal classification of a medicine in New Zealand (PDF 426 KB, 13 pages).

Timelines for reclassification submissions and consultations

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Any corresondence regarding the MCC should be addressed to the MCC Secretary at