The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001

  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Specification of controlled drugs for purposes of Regulations

  5. 4.Exceptions for drugs in Schedules 4 and 5 and poppy-straw

  6. 5.Licences to produce etc. controlled drugs

  7. 6.General authority to supply and possess

  8. 7.Administration of drugs in Schedules 2, 3, 4 and 5

  9. 8.Production and supply of drugs in Schedules 2 and 5

  10. 9.Production and supply of drugs in Schedules 3 and 4

  11. 10.Possession of drugs in Schedules 2, 3 and 4

  12. 11.Exemption for midwives

  13. 12.Cultivation under licence of cannabis plant

  14. 13.Approval of premises for cannabis smoking for research purposes

  15. 14.Documents to be obtained by supplier of controlled drugs

  16. 15.Form of prescriptions

  17. 16.Provisions as to supply on prescription

  18. 17.Exemption for certain prescriptions

  19. 18.Marking of bottles and other containers

  20. 19.Record-keeping requirements in respect of drugs in Schedules 1 and 2

  21. 20.Requirements as to registers

  22. 21.Record-keeping requirements in respect of drugs in Schedule 2 in particular cases

  23. 22.Record-keeping requirements in respect of drugs Schedules 3 and 4

  24. 23.Preservation of registers, books and other documents

  25. 24.Preservation of records relating to drugs in Schedules 3 and 5

  26. 25.Exempt products

  27. 26.Furnishing of information with respect to controlled drugs

  28. 27.Destruction of controlled drugs

  29. 28.Revocations

  30. Signature

  31. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      Controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 23, 26 and 27.

    2. Schedule 2

      Controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26 and 27.

    3. Schedule 3

      Controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 14, 15 (except temazepam), 16, 18, 22, 23, 24, 26 and 27.

    4. Schedule 4

      1. Part I Controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 22, 23, 26 and 27.

      2. Part II Controlled drugs excepted from the prohibition on possession when in the form of a medicinal product; excluded from the application of offences arising from the prohibition on importation and exportation when imported or exported in the form of a medicinal product by any person for administration to himself; and subject to the requirements of regulations 22, 23, 26 and 27.

    5. Schedule 5

      Controlled drugs excepted from the prohibition on importation, exportation and possession and subject to the requirements of regulations 24 and 26.

    6. Schedule 6

      Form of register.

    7. Schedule 7

      Regulations revoked.

  32. Explanatory Note