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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 29

Sales of certain substances by correspondence

(1)  Where a person (in this subsection referred to as "the seller" ) sells or supplies a hazardous poison to another person (in this subsection referred to as "the buyer" ) as the result of a written communication received by the seller from the buyer, the seller must preserve that communication for a period of at least 5 years after the day on which it is received by him, and shall enter in the poisons book a memorandum specifying–
(a) the date of that communication;
(b) from whom that communication was sent; and
(c) the quantity and particulars of the hazardous poison ordered in that communication.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 20 penalty units.
(2)  A person (in this subsection referred to as "the seller" ) must not, unless the Secretary approves otherwise, sell or supply to another person (in this subsection referred to as "the buyer" ) a hazardous poison as the result of written communication received by the seller from the buyer, unless the written communication is signed by the buyer.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units.
(3)  For the purposes of this section, a signature includes an electronic signature.



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