Poisons (Application of Uniform Standard) Order 2018


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Poisons (Application of Uniform Standard) Order 2018

I make the following order under section 14(2) of the Poisons Act 1971 .

11 December 2018

MICHAEL DARREL JOSEPH FERGUSON

Minister for Health

1.   Short title

This order may be cited as the Poisons (Application of Uniform Standard) Order 2018 .

2.   Commencement

This order takes effect on the day on which its making is notified in the Gazette.

3.   Interpretation

The Acts Interpretation Act 1931 applies to the interpretation of this order as if this order were by-laws.

4.   Amendment of Uniform Standard

In its application to Tasmania, the Uniform Standard is amended by omitting from Schedule 8 the item relating to cannabis and substituting the following item:

Cannabis (including seeds, extracts, resins and the plant, and any part of the plant) when –

(a) prepared or packed for human therapeutic use, when –

(i) cultivated or produced, or in products manufactured, in accordance with the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 of the Commonwealth; or

(ii) for use in products manufactured in accordance with the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 of the Commonwealth; or

(iii) imported as therapeutic goods, or for use in therapeutic goods, for supply, in accordance with the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 of the Commonwealth; or

(iv) in therapeutic goods supplied in accordance with the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 of the Commonwealth –

except when –

(A) it is a product to which item 4, 8, 10, 11 or 12 of Schedule 5A to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 of the Commonwealth applies; or

(B) separately specified in Schedule 4; or

(C) separately specified in the Nabiximols entry in this Schedule; or

(D) in hemp seed oil for purposes other than internal human therapeutic use containing 50mg/kg or less of cannabinoids; or

(b) used in the research or development of products for human therapeutic use, where –

(i) it is used by the holder of a licence granted and in force under section 16(1) of the Poisons Act 1971 or regulation 7 of the Poisons Regulations 2008; and

(ii) the conditions of the licence specifically authorise the use.

Displayed and numbered in accordance with the Rules Publication Act 1953.

Notified in the Gazette on 26 December 2018

This order is administered in the Department of Health and Human Services.