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274 Prescriptions

(1) This section applies if—
(a) before the commencement, a prescription was given under the Health Act for the supply or administration of a substance; and
(b) immediately before the commencement, the substance had not been dispensed, supplied or administered.
(2) The prescription continues in force until the earliest of the following—
(a) the substance is dispensed, supplied or administered;
(b) the prescription is cancelled by a person who had the authority to cancel the prescription under the Health Act ;
(c) the period, stated on the prescription or provided for under the Health Act , during which the substance must be supplied or administered ends.
(3) The Health Act continues to apply in relation to the prescription as if this Act had not commenced.
(4) In this section—

"prescription" means any instrument under the Health Act , other than an HDPR standing order, that, immediately before the commencement, permitted a substance to be dispensed or supplied for, or administered to, a stated person or animal.

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