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B.C. Reg. 129/2009
Deposited March 27, 2009
effective April 1, 2009
This consolidation is current to February 20, 2018.
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Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act

Prescribed Health Care Professions Regulation

[includes amendments up to B.C. Reg. 228/2015, December 3, 2015]


1   In this regulation, "Act" means the Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act.

Prescribed health care professions

2   The following classes of persons are prescribed for the purposes of paragraph (b) (i) of the definition of "practitioner" in section 1 of the Act:

(a) midwives;

(b) nurses practising nursing as nurse practitioners, registered nurses or psychiatric registered nurses;

(c) optometrists;

(d) pharmacists, for the purposes only of prescribing the following drugs for emergency contraception:

(i) ethinyl estradiol;

(ii) norgestrel;

(iii) progestin;

(e) naturopathic physicians.

[am. B.C. Regs. 163/2009; 228/2015.]

[Provisions relevant to the enactment of this regulation: Pharmacy Operations and Drug Scheduling Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 77, section 34.1]