Misuse of Drugs Order (No 2) 1984

1984/315

Misuse of Drugs Order (No 2) 1984

David Beattie, Governor-General

Order in Council

At the Government Buildings at Wellington this 3rd day of December 1984

Present:
The Right Hon David Lange presiding in Council

Pursuant to section 4 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, hereby makes the following order.

Order

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) This order may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs Order (No 2) 1984.

    (2) This order shall come into force on the 14th day after the date of its notification in the Gazette.

2 Schedule 3 of Act amended
  • (1) Part 2 of Schedule 3 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 is hereby amended by omitting the name of the substance that begins with the word PROPOXYPHENE (as added by clause 2(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Order 1982), and substituting the following name of the substance:

    PROPOXYPHENE (α-4 (N, N-dimethylamino)-1, 2-diphenyl-3-methyl-2 propionoxybutane); its isomers, esters, and ethers, if any; its salts; and the salts of its isomers, esters, or ethers, if any; except in preparations of propoxyphene described in clause 5A of Part 5 of this Schedule.

    (2) Part 5 of the said Schedule 3 is hereby amended by omitting the name of the substance that begins with the word MAZINDOL (as inserted by clause 2(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Order 1982), and substituting the following name of the substance:

    MAZINDOL (5-(4-chlorophenyl)-2, 5-dihydro-3H-imidazo [2, 1-a]-isoindol-5-ol).

    (3) Part 5 of the said Schedule 3 is hereby further amended by revoking 5clause A (as inserted by clause 2(3) of the Misuse of Drugs Order 1982), and substituting the following clause:

    5A
    • Preparations of propoxyphene, its isomers, esters, and ethers, if any, its salts, and the salts of its isomers, esters, or ethers, if any, for oral use containing not more than the equivalent of 135 milligrams of propoxyphene base per dosage unit or with a concentration of not more than 2.5 percent in undivided preparations, being preparations whereof none of the other ingredients is a substance named or described in Schedules 1 or 2 of this Act or in Parts 1 to 5 of this schedule.

C J Hill,
Acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

The order amends the names of the specified substances to render them consistent with international scientific usage.


Issued under the authority of the Regulations Act 1936.

Date of notification in Gazette: 6 December 1984.

This order is administered by the Department of Health.