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Narcotic Control Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1041)

Regulations are current to 2019-07-01 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

Practitioners (continued)

 The Minister must provide the licensed dealers, pharmacies and provincial professional licensing authorities who were issued a notice under subsection 59(1) with a notice of retraction of that notice if

  • (a) in the circumstance described in paragraph 59(2)(a), the requirements set out in subparagraphs (b)(i) and (ii) have been met and one year has elapsed since the notice was issued by the Minister; or

  • (b) in a circumstance described in any of paragraphs 59(2)(b) and (c) and (4)(a) to (f), the practitioner named in the notice has

    • (i) requested in writing that a retraction of the notice be issued, and

    • (ii) provided a letter from the provincial professional licensing authority of the province, in which the practitioner is registered or entitled to practise, in which the authority consents to the retraction of the notice.

  • SOR/85-588, s. 20(E)
  • SOR/2003-134, s. 5
  • SOR/2010-221, s. 17
  • SOR/2013-119, s. 223
  • SOR/2018-147, s. 22

 [Repealed, SOR/2003-134, s. 5]

Hospitals

 A person who is in charge of a hospital shall

  • (a) keep or cause to be kept in a book, register or other record maintained for such purposes,

    • (i) the name and quantity of any narcotic received,

    • (ii) the name and address of the person from whom any narcotic was received and the date received,

    • (iii) the name and quantity of any narcotic used in the making or assembling of a product or compound containing that narcotic,

    • (iv) the name and quantity of any product or compound that was made or assembled and that contains that narcotic and the date on which the product or compound was made or assembled,

    • (v) the name of the patient for whom a narcotic, other than dextropropoxyphene or a verbal prescription narcotic, was dispensed,

    • (vi) the name of the practitioner ordering or prescribing a narcotic, other than dextropropoxyphene or a verbal prescription narcotic, and

    • (vii) the date a narcotic, other than dextropropoxyphene or a verbal prescription narcotic was ordered or prescribed and the form and quantity thereof;

    • (viii) to (x) [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 23]

  • (b) maintain the recorded information in such form as to enable an audit to be made from time to time for a period of not less than two years from the making thereof;

  • (c) take all necessary steps to protect narcotics in the hospital against loss or theft, and report to the Minister any loss or theft of narcotics within 10 days of his discovery thereof.

  • SOR/82-1073, s. 2
  • SOR/85-588, s. 21(E)
  • SOR/2004-237, s. 24
  • SOR/2013-119, s. 224
  • SOR/2016-230, s. 275
  • SOR/2018-147, s. 23

 A person who is in charge of a hospital shall

  • (a) furnish such information respecting the use of narcotics therein, in such form and at such times as the Minister may require;

  • (b) produce to an inspector any books, records or documents required by these Regulations to be kept;

  • (c) permit an inspector to make copies thereof or take extracts from such books, records and documents; and

  • (d) permit an inspector to check all stocks of narcotics in the hospital.

  •  (1) No person in charge of a hospital shall permit a narcotic to be sold, provided or administered except in accordance with this section.

  • (2) On receipt of a prescription or a written order, signed and dated by a practitioner, the person in charge of a hospital may permit a narcotic, other than diacetylmorphine (heroin), to be administered to a person or an animal under treatment as an in-patient or out-patient of the hospital, or to be sold or provided for the person or to the person in charge of the animal.

  • (2.1) [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 24]

  • (3) Subject to subsection (5.1), the person in charge of a hospital may permit a narcotic to be provided, for emergency purposes, to a hospital employee or practitioner in another hospital on receipt of a written order signed and dated by a pharmacist in the other hospital or a practitioner authorized by the person in charge of the other hospital to sign the order.

  • (3.1) [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 24]

  • (4) Subject to subsection (5.1), the person in charge of a hospital may permit a narcotic to be sold or provided, for emergency purposes, to a pharmacist on receipt of a written order signed and dated by the pharmacist.

  • (5) [Repealed, SOR/2018-37, s. 7]

  • (5.1) No person in charge of a hospital shall permit a narcotic to be sold or provided under subsection (3) or (4) unless the signature of the pharmacist in the other hospital or of the practitioner authorized by the person in charge of the other hospital to sign an order is known to the person who sells or provides the narcotic or has been verified.

  • (5.2) [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 24]

  • (6) A person in charge of a hospital may permit a narcotic to be provided to a person who is exempted under section 56 of the Act with respect to the narcotic and who is employed in a research laboratory in the hospital for the purpose of research.

  • (7) The person in charge of a hospital providing care or treatment to persons may permit diacetylmorphine (heroin) to be sold, provided or administered to a person under treatment as an in-patient or out-patient of the hospital on receipt of a prescription or a written order signed and dated by a practitioner of medicine or dentistry or a nurse practitioner.

  • SOR/85-588, s. 22
  • SOR/85-930, s. 8
  • SOR/88-279, s. 2(F)
  • SOR/99-124, s. 7
  • SOR/2004-237, s. 25
  • SOR/2012-230, s. 23
  • SOR/2013-119, s. 225
  • SOR/2013-172, s. 8
  • SOR/2014-51, s. 2
  • SOR/2016-230, s. 276
  • SOR/2016-239, s. 7
  • SOR/2018-37, s. 7
  • SOR/2018-147, s. 24

 [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 25]

 [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 25]

 [Repealed, SOR/2018-147, s. 25]

General

 [Repealed, SOR/97-227, s. 3]

 The Minister may, on application for it, issue a licence to any person who, in the opinion of the Minister, is qualified to produce opium poppy for scientific purposes, on any terms and conditions that the Minister considers necessary.

  • SOR/2013-119, s. 227(E)
  • SOR/2016-123, s. 2(F)
  • SOR/2018-147, s. 26
  •  (1) and (2) [Repealed, SOR/99-124, s. 8]

  • (3) Despite anything in these Regulations, a person may, for the purpose of identification or analysis of a narcotic in their possession, provide or deliver the narcotic to

    • (a) a practitioner of medicine, or

    • (b) an agent or mandatary of that practitioner where the agent or mandatary is exempted under section 56 of the Act with respect to possession of that narcotic.

  • (4) A practitioner of medicine who has received a narcotic pursuant to subsection (3) shall forthwith

    • (a) for the purpose of its identification or analysis, provide or deliver the narcotic to a person exempted under section 56 of the Act with respect to the possession of that narcotic for that purpose; or

    • (b) deliver that narcotic to the Minister.

  • (5) An agent or mandatary of a practitioner of medicine who has received a narcotic under subsection (3) shall immediately provide or deliver the narcotic

    • (a) to the practitioner of whom he is the agent or mandatary, or

    • (b) to the Minister.

  • (6) A practitioner of medicine who has received, pursuant to subsection (5), a narcotic from his authorized agent or mandatary shall forthwith

    • (a) for the purpose of its identification or analysis, provide or deliver the narcotic to a person exempted under section 56 of the Act with respect to the possession of that narcotic for that purpose; or

    • (b) deliver that narcotic to the Minister.

  • SOR/85-930, s. 9
  • SOR/99-124, s. 8
  • SOR/2004-237, s. 26
  • SOR/2018-69, ss. 75, 77
 
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