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POISONS REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 79) - REG 61

Obtaining potent substances through misrepresentation

A person must not make a representation, whether oral or in writing, which the person knows to be false or misleading, or engage in conduct which the person knows to be deceptive, for the purpose, whether achieved or not, of –
(a) obtaining the authority of a medical practitioner, dentist, endorsed midwife, authorised nurse practitioner, authorised health professional or veterinary surgeon, whether in the form of a prescription or otherwise, for the supply of a potent substance; or
(b) inducing a medical practitioner, dentist, endorsed midwife, authorised nurse practitioner, authorised health professional, veterinary surgeon or pharmaceutical chemist to supply a potent substance.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units.


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