Pharmacy Act 2007

75.

Interpretation of references to pharmaceutical chemists, persons keeping open shop, etc.

75.— (1) Any reference (however expressed) in a prior enactment to a pharmaceutical chemist registered under the Pharmacy Act (Ireland) 1875 or a dispensing chemist and druggist registered under the Pharmacy Act 1951 shall be construed as a reference to a registered pharmacist.

(2) Any reference (however expressed) in a prior enactment to a person who is keeping open shop for the dispensing or compounding of medical prescriptions under the Pharmacy Acts 1875 to 1977—

( a) where that person is, in relation to a pharmacist, a representative within the meaning given by section 25(2) , shall be construed as a reference to such a representative, and

( b) in any other case, shall be construed as a reference to a registered retail pharmacy business.

(3) In this section—

“prior enactment” means an enactment passed or made before the coming into operation of this section;

“representative of a registered pharmacist” shall be construed in accordance with sections 25 and 26 .