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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 14:30)
Part 3 Division 6 Clause 59
59   Administration of prescribed restricted substances
(1)  A person must not self-administer a prescribed restricted substance, or administer a prescribed restricted substance to any other person, otherwise than:
(a)  for the purposes of medical treatment prescribed by a medical practitioner, or
(b)  for the purposes of dental treatment prescribed by a dentist, or
(c)  for the purposes of treatment prescribed by:
(i)  a nurse practitioner in the course of practising as a nurse practitioner, or
(ii)  a midwife practitioner in the course of practising as a midwife practitioner, or
(iii)  an optometrist in the course of practising as an optometrist, or
(iv)  a podiatrist in the course of practising as a podiatrist.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2)  For the purposes of subclause (1), it is sufficient if the treatment referred to in subclause (1) (a) or (b) in relation to the self-administration of a prescribed restricted substance has been prescribed by the person by whom the substance is being self-administered.
(3)  This clause has effect for the purposes of Division 1 of Part 2 of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 in relation to any prescribed restricted substance that is included in Schedule 1 to that Act.