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The Human Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2018

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Amendment of Schedule 17 (exemption for sale, supply or administration by certain persons)

12.—(1) Schedule 17 is amended as follows.

(2) In the table in Part 5(1) (exemptions from the restrictions in regulation 220 and 221 for certain persons who supply certain medicinal products), after item 18 in the table insert—

19 Persons supplying medicinal products under an off-site emergency plan prepared under the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

19 Pharmacy medicines which contain any of the following substances but no other active ingredient—

(a) Potassium Iodide;

(b) Potassium Iodate.

19 The supply shall be—

(a) in accordance with the off-site emergency plan; and

(b) only in the event that a radiation emergency has occurred or an event has occurred which could reasonably be expected to lead to a radiation emergency.

20 A person or body listed in Part 1 or 2 of Schedule 1 to the Civil Contingencies Act 2004(2).

20 Pharmacy medicines which contain any of the following substances but no other active ingredient—

(a) Potassium Iodide;

(b) Potassium Iodate.

20 The supply shall only be in response to the occurrence, or likely occurrence, of one of the following events—

(a) an emergency within the meaning of section 1 of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004;

(b) a radiological emergency within the meaning of regulation 24 of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009(3).

(1)

Part 5 was amended by S.I. 2014/1878 and 2015/1503.

(2)

2004 c.36. Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 1 have been amended by other legislation.

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