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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 November 2017 at 16:12)
Part 3 Division 5 Clause 56
56   Records to be kept of certain supply of restricted substances
(1)  An authorised practitioner who supplies a restricted substance:
(a)  must record the name, strength and quantity of the substance supplied and the date on which it was supplied, and
(b)  must record:
(i)  if the supply of the restricted substance is for a patient—the name and address of the patient, or
(ii)  if the supply of the restricted substance is for an animal—the species of the animal and the name and address of the animal’s owner, or
(iii)  if the restricted substance is azithromycin and the supply is for a patient’s partner for the treatment of chlamydia—the name and email address or mobile phone number of the partner, and
(c)  must keep the record of the supply of the substance at the hospital, surgery or office of the person supplying the substance.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.
(2)  In this clause:
partner of a patient includes any of the following:
(a)  the patient’s spouse,
(b)  the patient’s de facto partner,
(c)  a person with whom the patient is or was in a sexual relationship.
(3)  Subclauses (1) (b) (iii) and (2) cease to have effect on 1 January 2018.