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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 June 2018 to date (accessed 23 June 2018 at 04:51)
91   Records to be kept by pharmacists of methadone or buprenorphine prescriptions
(1)  A pharmacist at a retail pharmacy who supplies any person with methadone in oral liquid form or buprenorphine on a prescription for the treatment of drug dependence must keep a record of the supply in accordance with this clause.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2)  A record under this clause must contain the following particulars:
(a)  the name of the person to whom the supply was made,
(b)  the number of the prescription on which the supply was made,
(c)  the name of the person who gave the prescription,
(d)  the amount of methadone in oral liquid form or buprenorphine supplied,
(e)  the date on which the supply occurred,
(f)  if the whole or part of the methadone in oral liquid form or buprenorphine was supplied for consumption on a different day to that on which it was supplied, the day or days on which it is to be consumed and the amount to be consumed on that day or on each of those days.
(3)  Records made under this clause in relation to a particular pharmacy are to be made in writing in a book in which all such records for the pharmacy are kept.
(4)  The Director-General may from time to time approve the keeping of records under this clause in any other form.
(5)  A record made under this clause must be kept for at least 2 years from the date on which it is made.