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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 23 September 2017 at 17:32)
88   Prescriptions to be endorsed
(1)  A person who supplies a drug of addiction on prescription must (on each occasion the drug is supplied) endorse the following particulars (in ink) on the prescription:
(a)  the date on which the drug was supplied,
(b)  the address of the place at which the drug was supplied,
(c)  the prescription reference number.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2)  A person who supplies a drug of addiction on prescription must endorse (in ink) across the prescription the word “CANCELLED”:
(a)  if the maximum number of times the prescription is to be dispensed is not clearly specified, or
(b)  if the intervals at which the drug may be supplied are not clearly specified, or
(c)  if the prescription has reached the last occasion on which it can be supplied according to the maximum number of times specified on it.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(3)  The Director-General may, by order in writing, exempt any person or drug of addiction, or any class of persons or drugs of addiction, from any or all of the requirements of this clause.
(4)  Such an exemption may be given unconditionally or subject to conditions.