Schedule 2 Amendment of Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 No 31
Omit paragraph (b) from the definition of Commonwealth administrative laws in section 4 (1).
Omit the definition of addict.
Insert at the end of the section:
drug dependent person means a person who has acquired, as a result of repeated administration of:(a) a drug of addiction, or(b) a prohibited drug within the meaning of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985,an overpowering desire for the continued administration of such a drug.
Omit “an addict” from section 28 (b).
Insert instead “a drug dependent person”.
Omit section 29 (2). Insert instead:(2) Any such application may be referred by the Director-General to the Medical Committee.
Insert after section 33E (3):(4) Any provision of a Commonwealth administrative law applying because of this section that purports to confer jurisdiction on a federal court is taken not to have that effect.
Omit the section.