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POISONS REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 79) - REG 68

Minister's authorisation for possession and supply of restricted substance

The Minister may make an authorisation under section 25A of the Act in respect of a restricted substance, or a class of restricted substances, in the following circumstances:
(a) where the registered nurse in respect of whom the authorisation is made is employed in a palliative care service approved by the Secretary;
(b) where the registered nurse or midwife is employed in a community health centre approved by the Secretary at which it is impractical for a medical practitioner to attend and the nurse or midwife is acting in accordance with the instructions of a medical practitioner;
(c) where the registered nurse or midwife is employed in a medical institution approved by the Secretary at which it is impractical for medical practitioners to attend after hours and the nurse or midwife is acting in accordance with the instructions of a medical practitioner;
(d) where the registered nurse or midwife is in charge of a day-treatment centre approved by the Secretary and is administering or supplying a restricted substance in respect of a patient in the centre in accordance with the instructions of a medical practitioner;
(e) in the case of the possession or supply of lignocaine, where the registered nurse is employed by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service and is acting in the course of his or her professional practice;
(f) where the registered nurse or midwife is employed in an in-vitro fertilisation clinic approved by the Secretary and the nurse or midwife is acting in accordance with the instructions of a medical practitioner;
(g) where the registered nurse or midwife is –
(i) employed in a correctional health facility, or a children and youth services facility, at which it is impractical for a medical practitioner to attend; and
(ii) acting in accordance with the instructions of a medical practitioner.


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