Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1977

22 Restriction on supply of certain controlled drugs

(1)

Except to the extent and in the circumstances approved by the Minister either generally or in relation to any particular case or class of cases, no person may supply or administer to any other person, or may prescribe, any controlled drug for the time being named or described in—

(a)

Schedule 1 of the Act:

(b)

Part 1 or Part 2 of Schedule 2 of the Act:

(c)

Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the Act.

(2)

However, the approval of the Minister under subclause (1) is not required for the supply, administration, or prescribing of—

(a)

cocaine, or anything to which any of clauses 2 to 5 of Schedule 1 of the Act for the time being applies in relation to cocaine:

(b)

morphine or opium, or anything to which any of clauses 2 to 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the Act for the time being applies in relation to morphine or opium.

(c)

any of the following that have been assessed as complying with the minimum quality standard, and specified in a medicinal cannabis licence accordingly, under the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019:

(i)

a consignment of starting material for export:

(ii)

a cannabis-based ingredient:

(iii)

a medicinal cannabis product.

(c)
[Revoked]

Regulation 22: replaced, on 11 October 2001, by regulation 9 of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Regulations 2001 (SR 2001/231).

Regulation 22(2)(c): inserted, on 1 April 2020, by regulation 89 of the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Regulations 2019 (LI 2019/321).

Regulation 22(2)(c): revoked, on 18 December 2018, by section 12(4) of the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Act 2018 (2018 No 54).