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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 18 November 2017 at 06:09)
Part 4 Division 7 Clause 125
125   Drugs of addiction not to be destroyed
(1)  A person who is authorised to be in possession of a drug of addiction must not wilfully destroy the drug or allow the drug to be destroyed.
(2)  This clause does not apply to the destruction of a drug of addiction carried out:
(a)  by or under the direct personal supervision of a police officer or an inspector or by or under the direct personal supervision of a person authorised, whether generally or in a particular case, by an authority under Part 8 held by the person, or
(b)  by or under the direct personal supervision of a person who is in charge of a laboratory, or who is an analyst, but only if the destruction is carried out in accordance with an authority under Part 8 held by the person, or
(c)  by a person to whom the drug has been supplied by, or in accordance with the prescription of, an authorised practitioner, or
(d)  in accordance with clause 126, 127 or 128.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units or imprisonment for 6 months, or both.