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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 September 2017 at 13:12)
95   Supply and receipt of drugs of addiction generally
(1)  A person who is authorised to supply drugs of addiction (whether by this Division or by an authority or licence under Part 8) may supply a drug of addiction to an authorised person, being:
(a)  any person who is authorised to have possession of such a drug of addiction, or
(b)  any other person if the other person is in possession of a certificate, signed by a person so authorised, to the effect that the other person is authorised to obtain the drug of addiction on behalf of the person so authorised.
(2)  A supplier may supply drugs of addiction under this clause on the basis of a written order signed by an authorised person or on the basis of an order received from an authorised person by telephone, electronic mail or facsimile.
(3)  A person who orders and receives a drug of addiction must notify the supplier of the receipt of the drug within 24 hours after that receipt.
(4)  The notice under subclause (3) must be in writing and must be dated and signed by an authorised person.
(5)  If a supplier, who supplies a drug of addiction on the basis of an order, does not receive written notice of the order under subclause (3) within 7 days after the drug is supplied, the supplier must report that fact to the Director-General.
(6)  A person who supplies a drug of addiction in accordance with this clause must:
(a)  keep and cancel the relevant order, and
(b)  keep the written notice under subclause (3) and (if the drug is supplied as referred to in subclause (1) (b)) the relevant certificate.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.