Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations
Marginal note:Order required
16 (1) Subject to subsection (4), a licensed dealer must not sell or provide a targeted substance to a person referred to in paragraph 15(2)(c) before the dealer has received an order for the substance, either in writing in accordance with subsection (2) or verbally and recorded in accordance with subsection (3), from
(a) in the case of a hospital, a pharmacist practising in the hospital or a practitioner authorized to place orders for the substance on behalf of the hospital;
(b) in the case of a licensed dealer, a person who is authorized to place an order for the substance on behalf of the licensed dealer; or
(c) in any other case, the person to whom the substance is to be sold or provided in accordance with the Act and these Regulations.
Marginal note:Written orders
(2) A written order for a targeted substance must
(a) be signed by a person described in any of paragraphs (1)(a) to (c); or
(b) in the case of an order transmitted electronically, be encoded in accordance with the requirements set out in subsections 27(6) and (7) of the Narcotic Control Regulations.
Marginal note:Verbal orders
(3) A licensed dealer who receives a verbal order must, before filling the order, record the following information with respect to the order:
(a) the date and number of the order;
(b) the name and address of the person for whom the order is placed;
(c) the brand name of the targeted substance ordered or, if the targeted substance does not have a brand name, the specified name;
(d) the quantity and, if applicable, the strength per unit of the targeted substance ordered;
(e) the name of the individual placing the order; and
(f) the name of the individual recording the order.
Marginal note:Supply prohibited
(4) A licensed dealer must not sell or provide a targeted substance to a pharmacist or practitioner named in a notice issued under section 79, unless the dealer has received a retraction issued under section 80.
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