Health Act 2006

29Control of pharmacy premises: representative of pharmacist in case of death or disability

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In section 72 of the Medicines Act 1968 (representative of pharmacist in case of death or disability), for subsection (2) substitute—

(2)The conditions referred to in section 69(1)(c) of this Act are—

(a)that the name and address of the representative, and the name of the pharmacist whose representative he is, have been notified to the registrar, and

(b)that subsections (2A) and (2B) of this section are both satisfied as respects each of the premises at which the business is carried on and medicinal products, other than medicinal products on a general sale list, are sold by retail.

(2A)This subsection is satisfied if a responsible pharmacist is in charge of the business at the premises mentioned in subsection (2)(b) of this section, so far as concerns—

(a)the retail sale at those premises of medicinal products (whether they are on a general sale list or not), and

(b)the supply at those premises of such products in circumstances corresponding to retail sale.

(2B)This subsection is satisfied if a notice is conspicuously displayed at those premises stating—

(a)the name of the responsible pharmacist for the time being,

(b)the number of his registration under the Pharmacy Act 1954 or (in relation to Northern Ireland) the Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order 1976, and

(c)the fact that he is for the time being in charge of the business at those premises.