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Pharmacists (Fitness to Practise) Act 1997

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5In section 69 of the Medicines Act 1968 (general provisions as to when a person is lawfully conducting a retail pharmacy business)—

(a)in subsection (1), after “Subject to” there is inserted “subsection (1A) below and”, and

(b)after subsection (1) there is inserted—

(1A)A person carrying on a retail pharmacy business shall not be taken to be a person lawfully conducting such a business if—

(a)(in any case) the business is under the personal control of a pharmacist who is subject to a suspension order or an interim suspension order, or

(b)(in the case of a body corporate) the business is under the management of a superintendent who is subject to such an order.

(1B)For the purposes of subsection (1A) of this section—

(a)a person is subject to an order during the period for which the order has effect, and

(b)“suspension order” and “interim suspension order” have the same meaning as in the [1954 c. 61.] Pharmacy Act 1954.

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