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Drugs Regulations 1958, Papua New Guinea

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Details Details Year of Version 1958 Dates Entry into force: January 1, 1958 Issued: January 1, 1958 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations Subject Matter Trademarks Notes © Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute

This Regulation is made under the Drugs Act 1952.

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Drugs Regulation 1958

Unvalidated References: Drugs Act 1952

This reprint of this Statutory Instrument incorporates all amendments, if any, made before 25 November 2006 and in force at 1 July 2001.

......... Legislative Counsel Dated 25 November 2006


Chapter 229.

Drugs Regulation 1958


1. Interpretation.

2. Editions in force.

3. Standards of drugs, etc.

Drugs Regulation 1958

MADE under the Drugs Act 1952 .

Dated 200 .


In this Regulation–

“the British Pharmacopoeia” means the British Pharmacopoeia as published in the United Kingdom under the direction of the General Medical Council, in the edition for the time being in force, together with any Addendum to the British Pharmacopoeia so published; “the Codex” means the British Pharmaceutical Codex published in the United Kingdom by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, in the edition for the time being in force, together with any Supplement to the British Pharmaceutical Codex so published; “the Formulary” means the Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary (A.P.F.) published in Australia by the Pharmaceutical Association of Australia, in the edition for the time being in force.


The Departmental Head may, by notice in the National Gazette, declare which edition of the British Pharmacopoeia, the Codex or the Formulary, and which Addendum to the British Pharmacopoeia or Supplement to the British Pharmaceutical Codex, is for the time being in force for the purposes of the Act and this Regulation.


For the purposes of the Act–

(a) the standards for the composition of drugs, disinfectants and preservatives; and (b) the amount of dilution (if any) to be allowed in the sale by retail of drugs, disinfectants and preservatives; and (c) the standards of the amount of deterioration or natural poverty (if any) in a drug to be permitted without prosecution under the Act,

are as laid down–

(d) in the British Pharmacopoeia; or (e) if there be no such matter laid down in the British Pharmacopoeia in the particular case–in the Codex; or (f) if there be no such matter laid down in the British Pharmacopoeia or the Codex in the particular case–in the Formulary.

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