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PHARMACY ENFORCEMENT UNIT




    1. OBJECTIVE

`To ensure the proper imports, management and sale of drugs and other pharmaceutical products as required by the enforced laws.

 

    1. ORGANISATION CHART

Refer to `Appendix A

 

    1. PHARMACY LAWS
    1. Registration of Pharmacist Act 1951 and the Registration of Pharmacist Regulation 1953.
    2. Sale Of Drugs Acts 1952(Revised-1989) and Control Of Drugs And Cosmetics Regulations 1984.
    3. Poisons Acts 1952(Revised-1989), Poison Regulations 1952 and Poisons(Psychotropic Substances) Regulations 1989.
    4. Medicine(Advertisement and Sale) Acts 1956(Revised-1983)
    5. Dangerous Drugs Acts 1952(Revised-1983) and Dangerous Drugs Regulations 1952.

 

    1. MAIN ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES

 

    1. Enforcement of the related Laws-raiding to illegal outlets and premises.
    2. Investigation and Prosecution
    3. Inspection of Registered and Licensed outlets and premises
    4. Licensing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. TYPE OF LICENCE AND PERMIT ISSUED

 

  1. Licence A.

 

Licence issued to a pharmacist to import, store, and deal generally by wholesale and retail or by wholesale only or by retail only, subject to this Act in all poisons.

 

  1. Licence B.

 

Licence issued to any person whom the Licensing Officer may consider to be fit and proper person to hold such licence, or issued to a responsible officer of a company incorporated under the Companies Acts 1962, to import, store and sell by wholesale such poisons(not being a Group A Poison) as may be specified in such licence.

 

  1. Licence E.

 

Licence issued to any person whom in the course of his business, uses Sodium Hydroxide in such substantial quantity that the Licensing Officer deems it appropriate to issue to him a licence to import,store and use Sodium Hydroxide.

 

 

  1. Sodium Hydroxide Permit.

 

Permit issued by the Licensing Officer to purchase, store and use Sodium Hydroxide.