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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 33

Restrictions on the sale of hazardous poisons

A person (in this section referred to as "the seller" ) shall not –
(a) sell or supply a hazardous poison to a person who is under 18 years of age;
(b) being a person under 18 years of age, sell or supply a hazardous poison to another person; or
(c) otherwise than as referred to in section 29 , or section 30 , or section 31 , sell or supply a hazardous poison to a person who is unknown to the seller unless –
(i) the sale is made in the presence of some witness who is known to the seller and knows the person to whom the poison is sold or supplied; and
(ii) any entry relating to the sale or supply of the poison required to be made under this Act is signed by the witness and the place of residence of the witness, as stated by him to the seller, has been stated in the entry before the poison is delivered.
Penalty:  Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units.



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