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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 59D

Exception for emergency treatment, hospitals and treatment centres

Nothing in section 59C prevents the making of a notifiable restricted substance, narcotic substance or specified substance available for the use of a person –
(a) receiving emergency medical treatment as an initial response to a trauma or acute condition; or
(b) receiving medical treatment as an inpatient at a hospital or treatment centre, if those substances are so made available by, or with the authority of, a medical practitioner or an authorised nurse practitioner acting in the course of his or her duties at that hospital or treatment centre.



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