Public Health (Community Pharmacy) Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code of practice if you intend to operate a pharmacy business in the Australian Capital Territory.

The code sets out operational rules for pharmacies:

  • premises requirements
  • compliance with ACT Pharmacist Vaccination Standards
  • conduct of business
  • operation of a pharmacy on death of a pharmacist.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All Public Health (Community Pharmacy) Code of Practice - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.