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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 September 2017 at 12:06)
44   Emergency supply by pharmacists on direction of certain health practitioners
(1)  A pharmacist may supply a person with a restricted substance (including a prescribed restricted substance) in accordance with a direction given under clause 36.
(2)  A prescription that is subsequently sent in confirmation of the direction must be dealt with in accordance with clauses 41 and 42, and details of the supply must be recorded in accordance with clause 55, in the same way as if the restricted substance had been supplied on prescription.
(3)  If such a prescription is not received within 7 days after the substance is supplied, the pharmacist must report that fact to the Director-General.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.