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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 25 November 2017 at 12:55)
Part 3 Division 3 Clause 38
38   Records to be kept of certain prescriptions
(1)  An authorised practitioner who prescribes a prescribed restricted substance must make a record of the following particulars:
(a)  the name, strength and quantity of the substance prescribed and the date on which it was prescribed,
(b)  if the substance is intended for the treatment of a person, the name and address of the person to be treated,
(c)  if the substance is intended for the treatment of an animal, the species of animal and the name and address of the animal’s owner,
(d)  the maximum number of times the substance may be supplied on the prescription,
(e)  in the case of a prescription for a special restricted substance, the intervals at which the substance may be supplied on the prescription,
(f)  the directions for use, as shown on the prescription.
(2)  The record must be kept at the surgery, hospital or office of the person prescribing the substance.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.