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§ 5603. Powers and duties of the department

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 27. Cancer Law
35 P.S. § 5603
§ 5603. Powers and duties of the department
The department shall have the power, and its duty shall be:
(1) To adopt, with the advice of the board, reasonable rules and regulations for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this act;
(2) To investigate violations of the provisions of this act and report such violations to the proper enforcement authorities;
(3) To secure, whenever it deems it necessary, the investigation of any preparation, device or diagnostic procedure held out by any person to be of value in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or cure of cancer; and, for that purpose, to secure samples of any preparations or devices necessary to such investigation;
(4) To require any person engaged or representing himself or itself to be engaged in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or cure of cancer, or any person who manufactures, sells or offers for sale any preparation or device which is intended to be of value in the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or cure of cancer, or any of them, to furnish the department with such samples and information as the department may deem necessary in the investigation of the preparation or device;
(5) To contract with independent scientific consultants and laboratories for specialized services and advice;
(6) To do any and all other things necessary to carry out the provisions of this act.

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1963, Aug. 14, P.L. 824, § 3.
35 P.S. § 5603, PA ST 35 P.S. § 5603
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 79. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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