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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 03:52)
Part 3 Division 1 Clause 26
26   Packaging and labelling generally
(1)  A dealer who supplies a restricted substance must ensure that the substance is packaged and labelled:
(a)  in accordance with the relevant provisions of the current Poisons Standard, and
(b)  in the case of a substance to which Therapeutic Goods Order No. 80 applies, in accordance with that Order.
(2)  Despite subclause (1), an authorised practitioner who supplies a restricted substance must ensure that the substance is packaged in accordance with the requirements of subclause (1) but labelled in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A.
(3)  Despite subclause (1), a pharmacist who supplies a restricted substance on prescription, or as referred to in clause 45, or who supplies the restricted substance benzylpenicillin as referred to in clause 48, must ensure that the substance is packaged and labelled in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A.
(4)  Despite subclause (1), an authorised practitioner or pharmacist who supplies a restricted substance to a person who, in the opinion of the authorised practitioner or pharmacist, would suffer undue hardship through difficulty in opening a container that is packaged in accordance with Therapeutic Goods Order No. 80, is not required to package the substance in accordance with that Order.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.