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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 7 Hansard (19 June) . . Page.. 2115..


Schedules of amendments

Schedule 1

DRUGS OF DEPENDENCE AMENDMENT BILL 2001

Amendments circulated by Minister for Health, Housing and Community Services

1

Clause 3

Proposed new note

Page 2, line 16-

Insert the following new note:

Note The Drugs of Dependence Act 1989 is amended in the body of this Act and in sch 1.

2

Proposed new clauses 3A to 3G

Page 2, line 16-

After clause 3, insert the following new clauses:

3A Interpretation

Section 3 (1), new definitions of opioid dependency treatment centre and reconciliation amount

insert

opioid dependency treatment centre means a treatment centre or other facility where treatment, including the supply and administration of methadone or buprenorphine, is provided to drug dependent persons for their drug dependency-

(a) if the facility is-

(i) conducted by the Territory; or

(ii) approved under part 9, division 4, as a treatment centre of that type; and

(b) whether or not the main purpose of the facility is to provide treatment for drug dependent persons.

reconciliation amount means-

(a) for a dose of methadone-the quantity of methadone allowed for wastage in preparing the dose; and

(b) for a dose of buprenorphine-the quantity of buprenorphine allowed for wastage in preparing the dose.

3B Section 3 (1), definition of treatment, paragraph (b)

substitute


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