The PBAC may defer making a decision where the Committee requires the provision of specific or missing information that is required for decision-making.

For submissions with a deferred outcome, the applicant is able to provide a comment on this outcome. The comment is available with the PBAC outcome on the PBS website  six (6) weeks after the PBAC meeting. The specific reasons for each PBAC decision are available in the Public Summary Documents published on the PBS website  approximately four (4) months after the PBAC meeting.