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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2003


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 18/03

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 18/03

Pharmaceutical Association Regulations, 1998
(Amendment)

under the
Pharmaceutical Association Act, 1994

(Filed February 24, 2003)

Under the authority of section 14 of the Pharmaceutical Association Act, 1994, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, February 24, 2003.

Gerald Smith
Minister of Health and Community Services

REGULATION

Analysis


        1.   S.37(2) R&S
Professional misconduct
defined


NLR 80/98
as amended

        1. Subsection 37(2) of the Pharmaceutical Association Regulations, 1998 is repealed and the following substituted:

             (2)  Notwithstanding paragraph (1)(aa), it is not professional misconduct for a pharmacist to disclose information relating to the selling or dispensing of drugs to a person other than the person to whom the drugs are sold or dispensed, including providing the information in the form of copies of prescriptions, where the information is disclosed

             (a)  to the person in the furtherance of

                      (i)  a lawful drug monitoring program, or

                     (ii)  a lawful investigation;

             (b)  at the request of an official of the department engaged in an audit for the purpose of gathering information relative to a prescription drug plan administered by the department; or

             (c)  to a professional involved in the active treatment or care of a person.