Pharmacy Amendment Act

Link to law: http://www.gov.za/documents/pharmacy-amendment-act
Published: 2000-02-11

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Pharmacy Amendment Act [No. 1 of 2000]
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REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRI=;;;--~~:--:&;,-,----.-./— .,--.: __ ‘- _.
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
STAATSKOERANT
VAN DIE REPUBLIEK VAN SUID-AFRIKA
Registered at the Post O@ce as a New>spoper As ‘n Nuusblad by die Poskantoor Geregistreer
CAPE TOWN, 11 FEBRUARY 2000 VOL. d 16 No. 20886
KAAPSTAD, 11 FEBRUARIE 2000
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY KANTOOR VAN DIE PRESIDENSIE
No. 149. 11 February 2000 No. 149. 11 Februarie 2000
It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the Hierby word bekend gemaak dat die President sy goed- following Act which is hereby published for general keuring geheg het aan die onderstw~nde Wet wat hierby ter information:— algemene inligting gepubliseer word:—
I No. 1 of 2000: Pharmacy Amendment Act, 2000. I No. 1 van 2000: Wysigingswet op Aptekers, 2000.
2 No. 20886 GOVERNMENT GUE~E, i 1 FEBRUARY 2000
Act No. 1,2000 PHARMACY AMENDMENT ACT, 2000
GENEWL EXPLANATORY NOTE:
Words underlined with a solid line indicate insertions in existing enactments.
(Et~glis}z te.rt .sigtled by t12e President. ) (A.vsettted to 9 Febrltun 2000.)
ACT To amend the Pharmacy Act, 1974, so as to provide for the performance of community service by persons registering for the first time as pharmacists; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
B E IT ENACTED by the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. as follows:— Insertion of section 14A in Act 53 of 1974
1. The following section is hereby insened in the Pharmticy Act. 1974, after section 14: 5
“Community service
14A. ( 1 ) Notwithstanding sections 13 and 14. anv person registering for the first time as a pharmacist in terms of this Act, shall— (a) perform remunerated pharmaceutical community service for a period
of one year in terms of the regulations contemplated in subsection (?): 10 and
(b) be entitled to registration to practise as a pharmacist on the completion of such service.
(2) The Minister may, ofter consultation with the couocil. make regulations regarding the performance of the pharmaceutical community 15 service, including, but not limited t~ (i) the place at which it is to be performed;
( ii) the conditions of employment.”.
Short title and commencement
2. This Act shall be called the Pharmacy Amendment Act. 1999, and shall come into 20 operation on the same date that section 13 of the Pharmacy Amendment Act, 1997 (Act No. 88 of 1997), comes into operation.