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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 November 2017 at 15:21)
51   Research drugs
(1)  This clause applies to thalidomide other than as registered goods.
(2)  A dealer must not supply thalidomide unless the person being supplied holds an authority under Part 8 to be supplied with thalidomide.
(3)  This clause:
(a)  does not prohibit a dealer from supplying thalidomide to a person who has the approval in writing of the Permanent Head of the Commonwealth Department of Health to import, buy, obtain or otherwise be supplied with thalidomide, and
(b)  does not prohibit a person holding an authority under Part 8 to be supplied with thalidomide from supplying thalidomide to a person under his or her general supervision, for the purpose of enabling that other person to carry out medical diagnosis, or medical or scientific research or analysis (including the conduct of clinical trials), and
(c)  does not prohibit a medical practitioner holding an authority under Part 8 to be supplied with thalidomide from supplying thalidomide to another person for the purpose of treating that other person in accordance with the authority.
(4)  A person being supplied with thalidomide (otherwise than as referred to in subclause (3) (c)) must surrender his or her authority to the dealer.
(5)  A dealer must keep any authority surrendered to the dealer under this clause.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.