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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 November 2017 at 16:31)
108   Delivery by carrier
(1)  A carrier is authorised to be in possession of a package containing a drug of addiction, but for the purpose only of delivering it to the person to whom it is addressed.
(2)  A dealer (other than an authorised practitioner or pharmacist) who supplies a drug of addiction by post or by carrier must ensure that:
(a)  the drug is contained in a package that has at least one opaque covering, and
(b)  no other goods are contained in the package, and
(c)  the package contains a document:
(i)  listing the contents of the package, and
(ii)  bearing the words “SCHEDULE EIGHT—CHECK CAREFULLY” in bold face sans serif capital letters with a letter height of at least 12.5 millimetres, and
(d)  the outside of the package does not indicate that it contains a drug of addiction, and
(e)  the package is properly addressed to the person to whom the drug is being supplied.
(3)  This clause does not prevent a dealer from supplying a drug of addiction by means of a separately wrapped inner package within an outer package containing other goods so long as:
(a)  a document listing the contents of the inner package is contained in the inner package, and
(b)  the inner package is marked with the words “SCHEDULE EIGHT—CHECK CAREFULLY” in bold face sans serif capital letters with a letter height of at least 12.5 millimetres, and
(c)  the outside of the outer package does not indicate that it contains a drug of addiction, and
(d)  the outer package is properly addressed to the person to whom the drug is being supplied.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.