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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 16:09)
Part 2 Division 3
Division 3 Prescriptions
14   Unauthorised persons not to prescribe Schedule 2 or 3 substances
(1)  An authorised practitioner may issue a prescription for a Schedule 2 or 3 substance.
(2)  A person must not issue a prescription for a Schedule 2 or 3 substance unless authorised to do so by this clause.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
15   Prescription for pseudoephedrine
(1)  A person who issues a prescription for pseudoephedrine must ensure that the prescription complies with Division 3 of Part 3 as if pseudoephedrine were a restricted substance.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.
(2)  Subclause (1) applies to pseudoephedrine only in so far as it is a Schedule 3 substance.
16   Quantity and purpose of prescriptions to be appropriate
An authorised practitioner must not issue a prescription for a Schedule 2 or 3 substance in a quantity, or for a purpose, that does not accord with the recognised therapeutic standard of what is appropriate in the circumstances.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.