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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 November 2017 at 05:28)
Part 4 Division 3 Clause 82
82   Records of prescriptions
(1)  An authorised practitioner who prescribes a drug of addiction must make a record of the following particulars:
(a)  the name, strength and quantity of the drug prescribed and the date on which it was prescribed,
(b)  if the drug is intended for the treatment of a person, the name and address of the person to be treated,
(c)  if the drug is intended for the treatment of an animal, the species of animal and the name and address of the animal’s owner,
(d)  the maximum number of times the drug may be supplied on the prescription,
(e)  the intervals at which the substance may be supplied on the prescription,
(f)  the directions for use, as shown on the prescription.
(2)  The record must be kept at the surgery, hospital or office of the person prescribing the substance.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.