Misuse of Drugs (Presumption of Supply—Ketamine) Order Commencement Order 2010

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Misuse of Drugs (Presumption of Supply—Ketamine) Order Commencement Order 2010

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 26th day of July 2010

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 4A(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and a resolution of the House of Representatives made on 4 May 2010 in accordance with section 4A(3) of that Act, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

Order

1 Title
  • This order is the Misuse of Drugs (Presumption of Supply—Ketamine) Order Commencement Order 2010.

2 Commencement of Misuse of Drugs (Presumption of Supply—Ketamine) Order 2009

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

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

This order brings the Misuse of Drugs (Presumption of Supply—Ketamine) Order 2009 into force on 1 December 2010.

That order adds ketamine (2-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-(methylamino)-cyclohexanone), which is to be classified as a Class C controlled drug, to Schedule 5 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and specifies 10 grams as the amount at and over which ketamine is presumed to be for supply.

Section 4A(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 provides that, before this commencement order is made, the Misuse of Drugs (Presumption of Supply—Ketamine) Order 2009 must be approved by resolution of the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives approved that order on 4 May 2010.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 July 2010.

This order is administered by the Ministry of Health.