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Poisons Act 1972

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Poisons Board.

  3. 2. Regulated substances and reportable substances

  4. 2A.Power to amend Schedule 1A

  5. 3.Activities prohibited without a licence

  6. 3A.Supply of regulated substances

  7. 3B.Supply of regulated poisons other than by pharmacists

  8. 3C.Reporting of suspicious transactions, disappearances and thefts

  9. 4.Exclusion of sales by wholesale and certain other sales.

  10. 4A.Licences

  11. 4B.Recognised non-GB licences

  12. 5. Lists of persons entitled to sell poisons in Part II of Poisons List.

  13. 6.Supplementary provisions as to local authorities’ lists.

  14. 7. Regulations about poisons and explosives precursors

  15. 7A.Proof of lack of knowledge

  16. 8.Penalties

  17. 8A.Offences by bodies corporate etc

  18. 9. Inspection and enforcement.

  19. 9A.Application of PACE powers

  20. 9B.Power to disapply requirements or exclusions in specified circumstances

  21. 10. Regulations

  22. 11. Interpretation.

  23. 12. Repeals and consequential provisions.

  24. 13. Commencement and transitional provisions.

  25. 14.Short title and extent.

  26. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Constitution of Poisons Board

      1. ....The Board shall, subject to paragraph 2 below, consist of...

      2. The Secretary of State may from time to time if...

      3. The Board shall be composed of the following persons, namely:—...

      4. Such member of the Board as the Secretary of State...

      5. The appointed members of the Board shall hold office for...

      6. If the place of an appointed member of the Board...

      7. Any appointed member ceasing to be a member of the...

      8. The powers of the Board may be exercised notwithstanding any...

      9. The quorum of the Board shall be eleven.

    2. SCHEDULE 1A

      Regulated substances and reportable substances

      1. PART 1 Regulated explosives precursors

      2. PART 2 Regulated poisons

      3. PART 3 Reportable explosives precursors

      4. PART 4 Reportable poisons

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      Enactments Repealed.

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