You may be required to comply with this standard if you are authorised to possess drugs or drugs of addiction listed in schedule 8 of the Medicines and Poisons Act.
Persons who are authorised to possess drugs of addiction for the purposes of a profession or employment include:
- Medical practitioners;
- Veterinary surgeons;
- Registered analysts;
- Registered nurse;
- Registered midwife; and
- Holders of permits under the Medicines and Poisons Act.
If you possess a drug or drug of addiction in amounts greater than 200 tablets, 20 ampoules, 500ml of liquid or 7.5 grams, you must protect the drug with a detection device complying with this standard.
This standard specifies requirements for the performance of detection devices intended for use in intruder alarm systems.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Health
Disaster Management, Regulation and Planning Directorate
Medicines and Poisons Act 2014 (Western Australia)
Medicines and Poisons Regulations 2016 (Western Australia)
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