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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 16:20)
87   Prescriptions require verification
(1)  A pharmacist must not supply a drug of addiction on prescription unless he or she:
(a)  is familiar with the handwriting of the person who issued the prescription, or
(b)  knows the person for whom the drug is prescribed, or
(c)  has verified that the person who is purported to have issued the prescription has actually issued the prescription.
(2)  This clause does not prevent a pharmacist who is otherwise authorised to supply drugs of addiction from supplying a drug of addiction on prescription in a quantity sufficient for no more than 2 days’ treatment.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.