Ireland – Control of Clinical Trials Act 1987
"registered dentist" means
a person registered in the Register of Dentists established under the Dentists Act, 1985;
"registered medical practitioner" means
a person registered in the General Register of Medical Practitioners established under the Medical Practitioners Act, 1978.
(2) In this Act, a reference to a section is to a section of this Act and a reference to a subsection or paragraph is to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment or provision, as may be appropriate, is intended.
SECTION 2. Restriction on application of Act, etc.
(a) The provisions of this Act shall not apply in respect of any clinical trial which is being conducted at the commencement of this Act.
(2) Where a person proposes to arrange for the conducting of a clinical trial or to conduct a clinical trial and there is in force in respect of the substance or preparation concerned a product authorisation granted under the Medical Preparations (Licensing, Advertisement and Sale) Regulations, 1984 (S.I. No. 210 of 1984), then the provisions of sections 3 to 1111 shall not apply where
(b) Where any arrangements to undertake or to conduct a clinical trial were or were being made before the commencement of this Act and where paragraph (a) does not apply, then such arrangements shall, for the purpose of an application under section 3, be treated as if they had not been made otherwise than in accordance with that section.
(a) the National Drugs Advisory Board
(3) Where a person proposes to arrange for the conducting of a clinical trial or to conduct a clinical trial, and
(i) have been notified in writing of the proposal, and
(b) the conditions under which the product authorisation was granted are complied with in respect of the substance or preparation concerned.
(ii) are satisfied with the composition of a committee appointed to consider the justification for conducting the proposed clinical trial and the circumstances under which the proposed trial is to be conducted, and
(iii) have received such information, evidence, documents, samples or other materials that they may have, not later than 4 weeks after being so notified, requested in relation to the proposed clinical trial, and
(a) there is in force in respect of the substance or preparation concerned a product authorisation granted under the Medical Preparations (Licensing, Advertisement and Sale) Regulations, 1984, and