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POISONS REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 79) - REG 21

Electronic prescriptions for narcotic substances

(1)  Where a medical practitioner, veterinary surgeon, dentist, authorised health professional or authorised nurse practitioner is authorised to issue a prescription for a narcotic substance, that prescription may be issued electronically if the Secretary so approves.
(2)  For the purpose of subregulation (1) , issuing a prescription electronically includes issuing the prescription by transmitting data electronically without producing a printed copy of that data.
(3)  An approval under subregulation (1)  –
(a) is to be in writing signed by the Secretary; and
(b) may be of general or specific application; and
(c) may be made subject to such conditions as the Secretary thinks fit; and
(d) may be amended or revoked by the Secretary by notice in writing.
(4)  The conditions specified in regulation 20(7) , with the exception of the condition that a prescription be handwritten in ink, apply to the issuing of a prescription electronically in accordance with an approval under subregulation (1) .
(5)  For the purposes of regulation 20(7)(a) as it applies to the issuing of a prescription in accordance with an approval under subregulation (1) , a signature includes an electronic signature.



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