You will need this authorisation if you intend to use or possess a schedule 4, 7 or 8 poison in the course of your business.
- schedule 4 substances are categorised as prescription only medicines
- schedule 7 substances are categorised as dangerous poisons
- schedule 8 substances are categorised as controlled drugs.
The use of scheduled medicines or controlled drugs may be needed by:
- animal control officers
The use of dangerous poisons may be needed by:
- power and water workers
- mine workers