Pharmacy Act 2007



13.— (1) The Council shall perform the function referred to in section 7(2)(a)(i) by—

(a) setting up, as soon as practicable after the establishment of the Society, a register for each of the following:

(i) pharmacists;

(ii) druggists;

(iii) pharmaceutical assistants;

(iv) retail pharmacy businesses,

(b) entering in each of the registers mentioned in subparagraphs (i) to (iii) of paragraph (a) (the “personal registers”) the name of and other prescribed information concerning every person entitled to be registered there,

(c) entering in the retail pharmacy businesses’ register—

(i) the address of the premises in which the business is being or is to be carried on,

(ii) the name under which it is being or is to be carried on,

(iii) the name of the pharmacy owner, and

(iv) where the pharmacy owner is a corporate body, the name of the pharmacist specified under section 28(a),

(d) otherwise maintaining the registers,

(e) ensuring that the information in the registers is available, without charge, to the public at all reasonable times.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1)(e), the Council shall publish each register by means of—

(a) the Internet, and

(b) at least one other method of publication,

within 12 months of the setting up of the register and thereafter at intervals of not more than 12 months.

(3) The duties imposed by subsections (1)(e) and (2) do not extend to the home addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of individuals and to such other similar information about them as the Council considers should, in the interests of the security and privacy of those individuals, not be disclosed.


Editorial Notes:


Additional information required to be recorded in the Registers maintained under subs. (1) prescribed (29.11.2008) by Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (Registration) Rules 2008 (S.I. No. 494 of 2008), part 2, in effect as per rule 2.