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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 September 2017 at 14:53)
Part 3 Division 3 Clause 37
37   Authority required to prescribe certain restricted substances
(1)  This clause applies to the following restricted substances:
follitropin beta
isotretinoin for oral use
luteinising hormone
tretinoin for oral use
urofollitrophin (human follicle stimulating hormone)
(2)  A person must not prescribe a restricted substance to which this clause applies unless the person holds an authority under Part 8 to prescribe the substance.
(3)  This clause does not apply to the prescription of a substance:
(a)  by a veterinary practitioner, or
(b)  by a person who is authorised by the Permanent Head of the Commonwealth Department of Health to issue a prescription for the substance.
(4)  A person who issues a prescription that authorises the supply of a substance to which this clause applies must ensure:
(a)  in the case of a prescription that is issued in accordance with an authority under Part 8 that was granted to a particular person (by means of an instrument in writing given to the person), that the prescription is endorsed with the reference number shown on the authority, or
(b)  in any other case, that the prescription is endorsed with words that clearly indicate that the prescription has been issued under this clause.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.