Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations
Marginal note:Qualified person in charge
19. (1) A licensed dealer
(a) must employ, at the premises to which the dealer’s licence applies, no more than one qualified person in charge (who may be the licensed dealer) who supervises the activities with respect to the targeted substances set out in the dealer’s licence and who is responsible for ensuring compliance with these Regulations on behalf of the licensed dealer; and
(b) may employ an alternate qualified person in charge at that premises who may perform the duties of the qualified person in charge when that person is absent.
(2) The qualified person in charge and, if applicable, the alternate qualified person in charge must
(a) be familiar with the provisions of the Act and the regulations that apply to the dealer’s licence held by their employer and have a sufficient knowledge of chemistry and pharmacology and experience in those fields to properly carry out their duties;
(b) be a pharmacist or a practitioner registered with a licensing body of a province or possess a degree in an applicable science — such as pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacology, organic chemistry or chemical engineering — awarded by a Canadian university or by a foreign university recognized by a Canadian university or a Canadian professional association; and
(c) not have, in the previous 10 years of their adult life, a criminal record in respect of
(i) in Canada, a designated drug offence, or
(ii) in a country other than Canada, an offence that, if committed in Canada, would have constituted a designated drug offence.
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