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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 June 2018 to date (accessed 17 July 2018 at 08:24)
Part 4 Division 5 Subdivision 3
Subdivision 3 Records generally
118   Periodical inventory of stock of drugs of addiction
(1)  The person responsible for maintaining a drug register (including a ward register) at any place:
(a)  must, during the prescribed periods, make an accurate inventory of all drugs of addiction at that place, and
(b)  must endorse the relevant drug register, immediately under the last entry for each drug of addiction, with the quantity of each drug of addiction actually held and the date on which the inventory was made, and
(c)  must sign each entry.
(2)  The prescribed periods for the purposes of subclause (1) (a) are:
(a)  March and September each year, or
(b)  if the Director-General determines some other periods, either generally or in specified circumstances, the periods so determined.
(3)  A person who assumes control for a period of one month or more over any place at which drugs of addiction are held must, immediately on assuming control, make an inventory and endorse the drug register as if the inventory were an inventory made under this clause.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
119   Loss or destruction of registers
Immediately after a drug register (including a ward register) is lost or destroyed, the person responsible for keeping the register:
(a)  must give written notice to the Director-General of that fact and of the circumstances of the loss or destruction, and
(b)  must make an accurate inventory of all drugs of addiction held at the premises concerned and enter, in a new drug register, the particulars of the drugs so held.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
119A   Records relating to prescriptions for residents of residential care facilities
The operator of a residential care facility in which medication charts are used must ensure that an employee of the facility makes a record in the medication chart of a resident of the facility of administration of any drug of addiction to the resident.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.