Pharmacy Act, 1951

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CitationIR No. 30/1951


Number 30 of 1951.


PHARMACY ACT, 1951.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Definitions.

2.

Register of dispensing chemists and druggists.

3.

Examinations.

4.

Restriction on use of title of dispensing chemist and druggist.

5.

Sale of poisons, etc.

6.

Cesser of sections 8 and 10 of Act of 1890.

7.

Consequential amendments and applications.

8.

Short title, construction and commencement.


Number 30 of 1951.


PHARMACY ACT, 1951.


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE ENACTMENTS RELATING TO PHARMACY. [26th December, 1951.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—

Definitions.

1.—In this Act—

“the Act of 1890” means the Pharmacy Act (Ireland), 1875, Amendment Act, 1890;

“the council” means the council of the Society;

“existing registered druggist” means a person who, at the commencement of this Act, is registered in the register of registered druggists in Ireland;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Health;

“the period for qualification” means the period of three years beginning on the commencement of this Act;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the council subject to the provisions of the Principal Act;

“the Principal Act” means the Pharmacy Act (Ireland), 1875;

“the registrar” means the registrar of the Society;

“the Society” means the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland.

Register of dispensing chemists and druggists.

2.—(1) The registrar shall maintain a register to be called the register of dispensing chemists and druggists.

(2) Any existing registered druggist who has received the certificate of the Society of his having passed, during the period for qualification, an examination of his qualifications held pursuant to section 3 of this Act shall, on making application in writing to the registrar, be entitled to be registered in the register of dispensing chemists and druggists.

(3) Where a person is registered in the register of dispensing chemists and druggists, his name shall be removed from the register of registered druggists in Ireland.

Examinations.

3.—(1) The council shall, during the period for qualification, cause the prescribed examinations to be held from time to time for the purpose of examining the qualifications for registration under this Act of existing registered druggists.

(2) The examinations shall be held at the prescribed times and in the prescribed manner by examiners appointed, with the approval of the Minister, by the council.

Restriction on use of title of dispensing chemist and druggist.

4.—It shall be unlawful for any person to use the title of dispensing chemist and druggist unless he is registered in the register of dispensing chemists and druggists, and any person acting in contravention of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on...

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