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POISONS REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 79) - REG 137

Administration of certain substances to animals

(1)  A veterinary surgeon may issue a written order to a veterinary nurse, employed by the veterinary surgeon in the course of his or her practice or business –
(a) authorising the veterinary nurse to administer a substance specified in Schedule 4 to the Poisons List, and also specified in the order, to an animal for the purpose of the treatment of that animal; and
(b) setting out instructions for the administration by the veterinary nurse of that substance.
(2)  A veterinary nurse may administer a substance specified in Schedule 4 to the Poisons List to an animal for the purpose of treating that animal if –
(a) the veterinary nurse is authorised by a veterinary surgeon, in accordance with subregulation (1) , to administer the substance to the animal; and
(b) the substance has been lawfully prescribed and supplied for the animal to whom it is being administered; and
(c) the administration is in accordance with the instructions of that veterinary surgeon.



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