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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 June 2018 to date (accessed 19 July 2018 at 21:30)
Part 3 Division 7 Clause 65
65   Pentobarbitone sodium
(1)  This clause applies to pentobarbitone sodium to the extent only to which it is a restricted substance, and not to the extent to which it is a drug of addiction.
(2)  An authorised person who uses pentobarbitone sodium for the destruction of animals must ensure that the requirements of this clause are complied with.
(3)  Pentobarbitone sodium must be kept separately from all other goods in a safe, cupboard or other receptacle:
(a)  that is securely attached to a part of the premises, and
(b)  that is kept securely locked except when in immediate use.
(4)  An authorised person must keep a separate register of all pentobarbitone sodium that is obtained or used by the authorised person.
(5)  On the day on which an authorised person obtains or uses any pentobarbitone sodium, the authorised person must enter in the register such of the following details as are relevant to the transaction:
(a)  the quantity that was obtained or used,
(b)  the name and address of the person from whom it was obtained,
(c)  the number and species of animals for which it was used,
(d)  the total quantity held by the authorised person after the entry is made.
(6)  Each entry must be dated and signed by the authorised person.
(7)  In this clause, authorised person means:
(a)  a person nominated by the council of a local government area, or
(b)  an officer of an animal welfare organisation nominated by the organisation,
being in either case a person who is authorised under section 16 (1) (d) of the Act to obtain possession of pentobarbitone sodium for the humane destruction of animals.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.