No. S 573
Medicines Act
(Chapter 176)
Medicines (Oral Dental Gums) (Specification) (Amendment) Order 2006
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 54 of the Medicines Act, the Minister for Health hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Medicines (Oral Dental Gums) (Specification) (Amendment) Order 2006 and shall come into operation on 9th October 2006.
Deletion and substitution of paragraph 2
2.  Paragraph 2 of the Medicines (Oral Dental Gums) (Specification) Order (O 19) is deleted and the following paragraph substituted therefor:
2.  In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires —
“chewing gum” means the substance usually known as chewing gum, bubble gum or dental chewing gum, or any like substance prepared from a gum base of vegetable or synthetic origin and intended for chewing;
“oral dental gum” means chewing gum for use in promoting dental health or oral hygiene, but does not include any such gum which is manufactured or imported into Singapore solely for research and development purposes by a person who is registered under the Control of Manufacture Act (Cap. 57) in respect of the manufacture of chewing gum.”.

Made this 29th day of September 2006.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
[CDA (CCU) 90:06/24 Vol. 1; AG/LEG/SL/176/2002/2 Vol. 1]