ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title
The Pharmacy Council
3 Establishment of Pharmacy Council
4 Functions of the Council
5 Appointment of officers, agents and servants
6 Funds of the Council
7 Accounts and audit
8 Annual reports and estimates
Registration of Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Students, Pharmacies and Owners of Pharmacies
9 Registers which shall be kept
10 Corrections of registers
11 Registration of pharmacists
12 Registration of pharmaceutical students
13 Registration of pharmacies and the owners thereof
14 Censure, suspension and striking off
15 Registration Appeal Tribunal
16 Appeals from the Council
Compounding, Dispensing, Storing for Sale and Retailing of Drugs and Poisons
17 Publication of specified lists of drugs and poisons
18 Compounding, dispensing, storing for sale and retailing of drugs and poisons.
19 Exemptions from section 18
20 Restriction on opening of pharmacy in the absence of registered pharmacist
21 Certificates to be exhibited
22 Restriction on use of certain titles and descriptions
23 Inspection and enforcement
24 Certificates of analysis
THE PHARMACY ACT
[Date of Commencement: 4th August, 1975]
5 of 1966
6 of 1996,
7 of 2011.
This Act may be cited as the Pharmacy Act.
In this Act-
"authorised seller of poisons" means any person who is registered in such manner as may be prescribed as an authorised seller of poisons;
"the Council" means the Pharmacy Council appointed under section 3;
"dispensing", in relation to a drug, means supplying that drug on and in accordance with a prescription given by a registered medical practitioner or a registered dentist or a registered veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner;
"drug" means any substance or mixture of substances manufactured, sold or represented for use in-
(a) the diagnosis, treatment, mitigation or prevention of a disease, disorder, abnormal physical state or the symptoms thereof in man or animal;
(b) restoring, correcting or modifying organic functions in man or animal;
(c) disinfection in premises in which food is manufactured, prepared, preserved, packaged or stored for sale or sold or for the control of vermin or insects in such premises;
"functions" includes duties and powers;
"poison" means any substance, whether a drug or not, which is specified as a poison by regulations made under this Act;
"registered dentist" has the meaning assigned to that expression by the Dental Act;
"registered nurse" or "midwife" means a person registered under the Nurses and Midwives Act as a nurse or midwife, as the case may be;
"registered veterinary surgeon" or "veterinary practitioner" means a person registered under the Veterinary Act.
The Pharmacy Council
(1) There shall be established for the purposes of this Act a body to be called the Pharmacy Council.
(2) The provisions of the First Schedule shall have effect as to the constitution of the Council and otherwise in relation thereto.
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