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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 25 September 2017 at 05:20)
Part 2 Division 2
Division 2 Storage
11   Storage generally
A dealer who has possession of any poison must keep the poison:
(a)  apart from food intended for consumption by humans or animals, and
(b)  in such a way that, if its container breaks or leaks, the poison cannot mix with or contaminate any food intended for consumption by humans or animals.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
12   Schedule 3 or 7 substances
A dealer who has possession of any Schedule 3 or 7 substance must keep the substance in a room or enclosure to which the public does not have access.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
13   Schedule 6 substances
(1)  A dealer who has possession of any Schedule 6 substance must keep that substance:
(a)  in a place to which the public does not have access, or
(b)  in a place that is at least 1.2 metres above the floor and at least 1.2 metres away from any step, stairway, ramp or escalator to which the public has access.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2)  This clause does not apply to any of the following:
(a)  any therapeutic substance for internal use in animals,
(b)  any substance in a container that is fitted with a child-resistant closure,
(c)  any substance in a pressurised spray dispenser that is fitted with a cap that can be removed only by using a levering instrument applied through a slot in the cap,
(d)  any substance in a container that has a capacity of 5 litres or more or a weight (inclusive of its contents) of 5 kilograms or more,
(e)  any hair dye in a container that has a capacity of 50 millilitres or less,
(f)  any cockroach bait that is enclosed in a complex welded plastic structure.
(3)  In this clause, child-resistant closure means:
(a)  a child-resistant closure within the meaning of the current Poisons Standard, or
(b)  a closure of a design approved for the time being by the Director-General.