Authority to prescribe certain S4 drugs (Regulation 19) - South Australia

Service summary

This authority allows the holder to prescribe for human use certain drugs for a particular patient for a particular disease. Its issue is restricted to registered Medical Practitioners.

The drugs that are prescribed under this regulation include those that are teratogenic or are highly likely to cause birth defects or where the patient requires specialist care to manage the drug treatment.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.





Other resources

Administering agency

Controlled Substances Licensing

Act(s) name

Controlled Substances Act 1984 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Controlled Substances (Poisons) Regulations 2011 (South Australia)

Contact details


Operating address:
Level 1, 11 Hindmarsh Square
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
PO Box 6
Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000





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