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Newfoundland Regulation 1996


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 73/96

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 73/96

Hospital Pharmacy Registration Regulations
under the
Pharmaceutical Association Act, 1994

Under the authority of paragraphs 14(g) and (j), subparagraph 14(l)(ii) and paragraph 14(n) of the Pharmaceutical Association Act, 1994, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John's, July 10, 1996.

Lloyd Matthews
Minister of Health

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Application for registration

        3.   Fee

        4.   Not retail sale

        5.   Space and design


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Hospital Pharmacy Registration Regulations.

Application for registration

        2. A hospital corporation operating a hospital in which a pharmacy was open and from which the practice of pharmacy was carried out on the coming into force of the Act, may apply to the secretary‑registrar to be registered under the Act.

Fee

        3. Where a hospital corporation applies for a licence to operate a pharmacy located in a hospital, the secretary‑registrar shall issue a licence to the hospital corporation immediately upon receipt of the application provided the corporation pays the required fee and the practice of pharmacy is being carried out by pharmacists in conformity with the Act.

Not retail sale

        4. A pharmacy located in a hospital from which drugs are dispensed to

             (a)  a person who is in receipt of social assistance and who possesses a valid drug card issued under the Newfoundland and Labrador Prescription Drug Program; or

             (b)  a person whose drugs are paid for in whole or in part by the province,

shall not be considered to be selling drugs by retail within the meaning of the Act where a dispensing fee is not charged.

Space and design

        5. A pharmacy located in a hospital from which drugs are dispensed to

             (a)  a person who is in receipt of social assistance and who possesses a valid drug card issued under the Newfoundland and Labrador Prescription Drug Program; or

             (b)  a person whose drugs are paid for in whole or in part by the province,

is not required to meet the standards with respect to space and design required to be met by a registered pharmacy selling drugs by retail.