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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 September 2017 at 13:13)
41   Prescriptions to be endorsed
(1)  A pharmacist who supplies a restricted substance on prescription must (on each occasion the substance is supplied) endorse the following particulars (in ink) on the prescription:
(a)  the date on which the substance was supplied,
(b)  the address of the place at which the substance was supplied,
(c)  the prescription reference number.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.
(2)  A person who supplies a substance on prescription must endorse (in ink) across the prescription the word “CANCELLED”:
(a)  if the maximum number of times the prescription is to be dispensed is not clearly specified, or
(b)  if (in the case of a prescription for a special restricted substance) the intervals at which the substance may be supplied are not clearly specified, or
(c)  if the prescription has reached the last occasion on which it can be supplied according to the maximum number of times specified on it.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.
(3)  The Director-General may, by order in writing, exempt any person or substance, or any class of persons or substances, from any or all of the requirements of this clause.
(4)  Such an exemption may be given unconditionally or subject to conditions.
(5)  This clause does not apply to a medication chart prescription.