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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 92A

Adoption of standards by reference

(1)  The regulations may adopt, either wholly or in part, and either specifically or by reference and with or without modification, a standard or specification of a prescribed authority, being a standard or specification specified in the regulations and dealing with a matter to which the regulations relate, whether the standard or specification is published or issued before or after the commencement of section 45 of the Poisons Amendment Act 1984 .
(2)  In subsection (1) , prescribed authority means –
(a) the Standards Association of Australia;
(b) the British Standards Institution; and
(c) such other body as may be specified in the regulations for the purposes of this section.
(3)  A reference in subsection (1) to a standard or specification includes a reference to an amendment of that standard or specification, whether the amendment is published or issued before or after the commencement of section 45 of the Poisons Amendment Act 1984 .
(4)  In subsection (3) , amendment means –
(a) the omission of matter;
(b) the insertion of additional matter; and
(c) the omission of matter and the substitution of other matter.



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