This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order brings the Misuse of Drugs (Classification of Ketamine) Order 2009 into force on 1 December 2010. The effect of that order is to classify ketamine (2-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)-cyclohexanone) as a Class C controlled drug.
Section 4A(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 provides that, before this commencement order is made, the Misuse of Drugs (Classification of Ketamine) Order 2009 must be approved by resolution of the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives approved that order on 4 May 2010.