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Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 September 2017 at 03:28)
104   Possession of drugs of addiction by masters of ships
(1)  The master of a ship is authorised to have possession of drugs of addiction that are required by law to be carried on the ship.
(2)  A pharmacist may supply drugs of addiction to the master of a ship if the pharmacist is authorised to do so by an authority under Part 8.
(3)  A person must not supply a drug of addiction to the master of a ship unless the person receives:
(a)  a written order for the drug (in duplicate) signed by the master of the ship, and
(b)  a written statement (in duplicate) signed by the master of the ship to the effect that the drug is required by law to be carried on the ship, and
(c)  a certificate, issued by the ship’s agent in New South Wales, to the effect that the signatures appearing on the order and statement are those of the master of the ship.
(4)  A person who supplies a drug of addiction in accordance with this clause:
(a)  must keep and cancel the relevant order and statement, and
(b)  must cancel the duplicate copies of the order and statement and forward them to the Director-General, together with the certificate issued by the ship’s agent, within 24 hours.
(5)    (Repealed)
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.