Tas Part H108 Pharmacies
Tas H108.1 Application of Part
This Part applies to all pharmacy business premises registered under the Pharmacy Control Act.
Pharmacies must be able to be secured against entry and the interior must be able to be supervised by a pharmacist.
Tas H108.2 Definition
In this Part the following meaning applies—
Tas H108.3 Pharmacy premises
Each premises used as a pharmacy must have—
a dispensary for the compounding or dispensing of drugs and for the storage of material used in dispensing; and
space for the storage of narcotic substances and poisons as required by the Poisons Regulations; and
a place for unpacking containers or cases and goods; and
a room for storing merchandise not used in dispensing.
A pharmacy may have an area set aside for retailing merchandise that is not compounded or dispensed.
Tas H108.4 Dispensary
A dispensary must be located—
within a pharmacy in a position to enable a person in the dispensary to supervise the dispensary, storage areas for narcotic substances and poisons, the entrances to unpacking areas and areas for storing other substances, and the retail area; and
separate from any place where goods are unpacked or where general merchandise, not used in dispensing, is stored.
Each dispensary must be provided with—
a sink and drainage board of impervious material moulded or manufactured in one piece; and
a reticulated supply of hot and a cold water capable of providing to the sink adequate quantities of water for dispensing purposes; and
space for a dispensing bench with a working area not less than 1.4 m2.
Tas H108.5 Security of dispensary
Every dispensary and enclosure set aside for the storage of narcotic substances and poisons must be able to be secured against entry.
If a dispensary is located in a pharmacy that is capable of being secured against entry at all times while the dispensary is not in use, then the dispensary is deemed to be secured against entry.