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Pharmacy Regulations (Amendment)
(Filed June 16, 2010)
Under the authority of section 14 of the Pharmacy Act, the board, with the approval of the minister, makes the following regulations.
Dated at St. John’s, June 16, 2010.
1. Subsection 5(3) of the Pharmacy Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
(3) In order to receive a certificate of registration, a person who has not been engaged in the practice of pharmacy at least 420 hours in two consecutive calendar years shall be required to complete a course of studies or a period of internship as required by the board.
2. (1) Subsection 13(11) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
(11) A pharmacist shall not fill a prescription beyond one year from the date on which the prescription was originally written, except in the circumstances outlined in the Standard of Pharmacy Practice for Medication Management adopted by the board.
(2) Section 13 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (11) the following:
(11.1) A pharmacist shall not fill a prescription other than as directed in the prescription, except in the circumstances outlined in the Standard of Pharmacy Practice for Medication Management as adopted by the board.
(3) Subsection 13(12) of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
(12) Each pharmacy shall ensure that every original prescription is retained on file for 2 years from the date the prescription was filled or last refilled.
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