Psychoactive Substances Act 2013

Further provisions relating to manufacture of psychoactive substances

29 Code of manufacturing practice


The Authority must issue a code of manufacturing practice relating to the manufacture of psychoactive substances.


The code must come into force no later than 6 months after the commencement of this Act.


In developing the code and any amendments to it, the Authority must—


be guided by the principles of this Act:


consult persons or organisations that the Authority considers to be representative of the interests of persons likely to be affected by the code or the proposed amendments to it.


The Authority must ensure that the code, and any amendment to the code, specifies the date on which it takes effect.


The code is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationThe maker must: LA19 ss 73, 74(1)(a), Sch 1 cl 14
• publish it on a website maintained by or on behalf of the maker
• make it available for purchase in hard copy for a reasonable cost
PresentationIt is not required to be presented to the House of Representatives because a transitional exemption applies under Schedule 1 of the Legislation Act 2019LA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 29(4): replaced, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 29(5): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).