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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 22:36)
Part 3 Division 3 Clause 34
34   Quantity and purpose of prescriptions to be appropriate
An authorised practitioner must not issue a prescription for a restricted 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: 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.