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Poisons and Narcotic Drugs Ordinance 1985 (AAT)

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No. 3 of 1985 Ordinances/Australian Antarctic Territory as made
This Ordinance amends the Poisons and Narcotic Drugs Ordinance of the Australian Capital Territory, as in force in the Australian Antarctic Territory.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 05
Registered 29 Jan 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Sep-1985
Tabled Senate11-Sep-1985
Gazetted 29 Aug 1985

AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY

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Poisons and Narcotic Drugs Ordinance 1985

No. 3 of 1985

I, The ADMINISTRATOR of the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Ordinance under the Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954.

Dated 22 August 1985.

 

                                                                                   J. A. ROWLAND

                                                                                       Administrator

By His Excellency’s Command,

 

BARRY O. jONES

Minister of State for Science

for and on behalf of the

Minister of State for Health

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An Ordinance to amend the Poisons and Narcotic Drugs Ordinance 1978 of the Australian Capital Territory, as in force in the Australian Antarctic Territory

Short title

1.  This Ordinance may be cited as the Poisons and Narcotic Drugs Ordinance 19851

Principal Ordinance

2.   In this Ordinance, “Principal Ordinance” means the Poisons and Narcotic Drugs Ordinance 1978 of the Australian Capital Territory as in force in the Australian Antarctic Territory2.

 

Unauthorised administration to another person

         3.   Section 7 of the Principal Ordinance is amended-

         (a)  by omitting from sub-section (2) “or a dentist” and substituting “, dentist or person authorised under section 10A to be a surgeon’s assistant”;

         (b)  by omitting from sub-section (4) “or dentist” and substituting “, dentist or person authorised under section 10A to be a surgeon’s assistant”; and

         (c)  by inserting in paragraph (4) (a) “or a person authorised under section 10A to be a surgeon’s assistant” after “practitioner”.

 


Persons authorised to have Schedule 8 substances in their possession

         4.   Section 9 of the Principal Ordinance is amended by inserting after paragraph (a) the following paragraph:

         “(aa)     a person who is authorised under section 10A to be a surgeon’s assistant has lawful authority to have a Schedule 8 substance in his or her possession if he or she has the substance in his or her possession for use in the performance of his or her duties as a surgeon’s assistant under that section.”.

 

         5.   After section 10 of the Principal Ordinance the following section is inserted in Division 2 of Part II:

 

Authorisation to be a surgeon’s assistant

         “10A.   A medical practitioner in the Territory may, for the purpose of carrying out a medical treatment in the Territory authorise, by instrument, a person in the Territory to be a surgeon’s assistant.”.

 

Persons authorised to supply Schedule 8 substances

         6.   Section 11 of the Principal Ordinance is amended by inserting after paragraph (a) the following paragraph:

         “(aa)     the first-mentioned person is a person who is authorised under section 10A to be a surgeon’s assistant and the other person is receiving medical treatment from that assistant;”.

 

Repeal

         7.   Sections 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the Principal Ordinance are repealed.

 

Statements of quantity or proportion of scheduled substances in preparations

         8.   Section 38 of the Principal Ordinance is amended by omitting sub-sections (1) and (2).

 

 

NOTES

 

1.     Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 29 August 1985.

 

2.     Ordinance No. 38, 1978, as amended by Nos. 19 and 56, 1981 and No. 47, 1982; all of the Australian Capital Territory, in force in the Australian Antarctic Territory under section 6 of the Australian Antarctic Territory Act 1954.