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Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations

Version of section 59 from 2010-10-21 to 2018-04-03:


Marginal note:Emergency supply

  •  (1) A practitioner of medicine may store an emergency supply of targeted substances at a remote location where emergency medical treatment is not readily available or in an emergency medical service vehicle, if the practitioner has an agent at that location or in the vehicle who will control and administer the targeted substances on behalf of, and under the direction of, the practitioner.

  • Marginal note:Emergency use

    (2) When aid is being provided to an individual in an emergency, the agent of the practitioner of medicine may administer a targeted substance from the emergency supply to the individual if

    • (a) the practitioner of medicine has, by telephone or other means, directed the agent to administer the targeted substance; or

    • (b) the agent follows written directives provided by the practitioner with respect to the administration of the targeted substance.

  • SOR/2010-223, s. 27
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