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Narcotic Control Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1041)

Regulations are current to 2020-03-05 and last amended on 2019-12-09. Previous Versions

Licensed Dealers (continued)

[SOR/2004-237, s. 2]

Documents

Marginal note:Method of recording information

 A licensed dealer must record any information that they are required to record under these Regulations using a method that permits an audit of it to be made at any time.

  • SOR/80-547, s. 1
  • SOR/2004-237, s. 13
  • SOR/2010-221, s. 13
  • SOR/2017-18, s. 24
  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Information — general

 A licensed dealer must record the following information:

  • (a) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer orders, the name of the person who placed the order on the dealer’s behalf and the date of the order;

  • (b) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer receives, the name and municipal address of the person who sold or provided it and the date on which it was received;

  • (c) in the case of a narcotic that the dealer sells or provides,

    • (i) the brand name of the product or the name of the compound containing the narcotic and the name of the narcotic,

    • (ii) the drug identification number that has been assigned to the product under section C.01.014.2 of the Food and Drug Regulations, if any,

    • (iii) the form and quantity of the narcotic and, if applicable, the strength per unit of the narcotic in the product or compound, the number of units per package and the number of packages,

    • (iv) the name and municipal address of the person to whom it was sold or provided, and

    • (v) the date on which it was sold or provided;

  • (d) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer manufactures or assembles and the date on which it was placed in stock and, if applicable, the strength per unit of the narcotic in the product or compound, the number of units per package and the number of packages;

  • (e) the name and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer uses in the manufacturing or assembling of a product or compound, as well as the brand name and quantity of the product or the name and quantity of the compound, and the date on which the product or compound was placed in stock;

  • (f) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic in stock at the end of each month;

  • (g) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer delivers, transports or sends, the name and municipal address of the consignee and the date on which it was delivered, transported or sent;

  • (h) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer imports, the date on which it was imported, the name and municipal address of the exporter, the country of exportation and any country of transit or transhipment; and

  • (i) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that the dealer exports, the date on which it was exported, the name and municipal address of the importer, the country of final destination and any country of transit or transhipment.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Verbal prescription narcotic

 A licensed dealer that receives a verbal order for a verbal prescription narcotic and sells or provides it to a pharmacist, a practitioner or a hospital employee must immediately record

  • (a) the name of the person who placed the order;

  • (b) the date on which the order was received; and

  • (c) the name of the person recording the order.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Explainable loss of narcotic

 A licensed dealer that becomes aware of a loss of a narcotic that can be explained on the basis of normally accepted business activities must record the following information:

  • (a) the name of the lost narcotic and, if applicable, the brand name of the product or the name of the compound containing it;

  • (b) the form and quantity of the narcotic and, if applicable, the form of the product or compound containing it, the strength per unit of the narcotic in the product or compound, the number of units per package and the number of packages;

  • (c) the date on which the dealer became aware of the loss; and

  • (d) the explanation for the loss.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Destruction

 A licensed dealer must record the following information concerning any narcotic that they destroy at the site specified in their licence:

  • (a) the municipal address of the place of destruction;

  • (b) the name, form and quantity of the narcotic and, if applicable, the brand name and quantity of the product containing the narcotic or the name and quantity of the compound containing the narcotic;

  • (c) the method of destruction; and

  • (d) the date of destruction.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Annual report

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a licensed dealer must provide to the Minister, within three months after the end of each calendar year, an annual report that contains

    • (a) the name, form and total quantity of each narcotic that they receive, produce, sell, provide, import, export or destroy during the calendar year, as well as the name and total quantity of each narcotic that they use to manufacture or assemble a product or compound;

    • (b) the name, form and quantity of each narcotic in physical inventory taken at the site specified in their licence at the end of the calendar year; and

    • (c) the name, form and quantity of any narcotic that has been lost or stolen in the course of conducting activities during the calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Non-renewal or revocation within first three months

    (2) If a licensed dealer’s licence expires without being renewed or is revoked during the first three months of a calendar year, the dealer must provide to the Minister

    • (a) within three months after the end of the preceding calendar year, the annual report in respect of that year; and

    • (b) within three months after the expiry or revocation, a report in respect of the portion of the current calendar year during which the licence was valid that contains the information referred to in subsection (1), in which the quantity in physical inventory is to be calculated as of the date of expiry or revocation.

  • Marginal note:Non-renewal or revocation after third month

    (3) If a licensed dealer’s licence expires without being renewed or is revoked after the first three months of a calendar year, the dealer must provide to the Minister, within three months after the expiry or revocation, a report in respect of the portion of the calendar year during which the licence was valid that contains the information referred to in subsection (1) for that period, in which the quantity in physical inventory is to be calculated as of the date of expiry or revocation.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Retention period

 A licensed dealer and a former licensed dealer must keep any document containing the information that they are required to record under these Regulations, including every declaration and a copy of every report, for a period of two years following the day on which the last record is recorded in the document and in a manner that permits an audit of the document to be made at any time.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Location

 The documents must be kept

  • (a) in the case of a licensed dealer, at the site specified in their licence; and

  • (b) in the case of a former licensed dealer, at a location in Canada.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Marginal note:Quality of documents

 The documents must be complete and readily retrievable and the information in them must be legible and indelible.

  • SOR/2019-169, s. 3

Pharmacists

Record of Narcotics Received

[SOR/2019-169, s. 4]

Marginal note:General information

 A pharmacist who receives a narcotic from a licensed dealer shall immediately enter the following in a book, register or other record maintained for such purposes:

  • (a) the name and quantity of the narcotic received;

  • (b) the date the narcotic was received; and

  • (c) the name and address of the person from whom the narcotic was received.

  • SOR/85-588, s. 8
  • SOR/2013-119, s. 211
  • SOR/2016-230, s. 267
  • SOR/2018-147, s. 11
 
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