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Transparent Drug System for Patients Act, 2006

Notice of Regulation Amendments under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act and the Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act

A number of amendments to the regulations made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act (ODBA)and the Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act (DIDFA) have been approved to support the government's plan to reform the drug system as a result of the Transparent Drug System for Patients Act, 2006, which received Royal Assent on June 20, 2006.

The proposed regulations were posted on the ministry's website on July 24, 2006 for a 30 day comment period. The ministry received many submissions from stakeholders including individual pharmacies and the Ontario Pharmacists' Association (OPA) and other pharmacy associations. We appreciate the comments that were submitted to the ministry. A copy of the regulations are provided below.


The information respecting the Ontario Drug Benefit Act and the Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act regulations is not the official version and should not be relied on as authoritative. For the authoritative text of the law, see the official volumes and office consolidations printed by Publications Ontario. These regulations should be posted in several days on the e-laws website. In the event of any discrepancy between the aforementioned official versions, e-laws, and this website posting, the official versions should be treated as authoritative.

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Ontario Regulation made under the
Ontario Drug Benefit Act
Amending O. Reg. 201/96
(General)

17 pages | 71 kb | PDF format

Ontario Regulation made under the
Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act
Amending reg. 935 of R.R.O. 1990
(general)

8 pages | 43 kb | PDF format

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