(cf cl 30 of P&TG Reg 1994)A dealer who has possession of any restricted substance must keep the substance:(a) in a room or enclosure to which the public does not have access, and(b) apart from human or animal food, and(c) in such a way that, if its container breaks or leaks, the substance cannot mix with or contaminate any human or animal food.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.
(cf cl 32 of P&TG Reg 1994)(1) Prescribed restricted substances that are kept in a hospital ward must be stored apart from all other goods (other than drugs of addiction) in a separate room, safe, cupboard or other receptacle securely attached to a part of the premises and kept securely locked when not in immediate use.(2) This clause does not apply to the storage of prescribed restricted substances on an emergency trolley, anaesthetic trolley or operating theatre trolley.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(cf cl 33 of P&TG Reg 1994)(1) The chief pharmacist of a hospital is responsible for the storage of all restricted substances at the hospital other than those that have been supplied to a ward.(2) In the case of a hospital for which there is no pharmacist, the responsibilities of a chief pharmacist under this clause are instead the responsibilities of:(a) the chief nurse of the hospital, or(b) the medical superintendent of the hospital,as the chief executive officer of the hospital may determine.(3) The nurse or midwife in charge of a hospital ward is responsible for the storage of all restricted substances in the ward.