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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 14:23)
Part 4 Division 1 Clause 69
69   Packaging and labelling generally
(1)  A dealer who supplies a drug of addiction must ensure that the drug is packaged and labelled:
(a)  in accordance with the relevant provisions of the current Poisons Standard, and
(b)  in the case of a drug of addiction to which Therapeutic Goods Order No. 80 applies, in accordance with that Order.
(2)  Despite subclause (1), an authorised practitioner who supplies a drug of addiction must ensure that the drug is packaged in accordance with the requirements of that subclause but labelled in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A.
(3)  A pharmacist who supplies any quantity of a drug of addiction on prescription must ensure that the drug is supplied in a package that is labelled in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A instead of in accordance with the requirements of subclause (1).
(4)  Despite subclause (1), an authorised practitioner or pharmacist who supplies a drug of addiction to a person who, in the opinion of the authorised practitioner or pharmacist, would suffer undue hardship through difficulty in opening a container that is packaged in accordance with Therapeutic Goods Order No. 80, is not required to package the drug in accordance with that Order.
Maximum penalty: 10 penalty units.