Notice Type
Notice Title

Medical Practitioners Who May Prescribe, Administer, or Supply Controlled Drugs

for the Purpose of Treating People With
Drug Dependence
Pursuant to section 24 (5) (a) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, I, Anthony John Duncan, acting under delegated authority from the Minister of Health, specify that
Dr Leon Nicholas Nixon, 3 Collingwood Street, Nelson
is a medical practitioner who may prescribe, administer, or supply controlled drugs for the purposes of that section, with the following condition:
? Except in the course of his employment at Nelson Hospital Alcohol and Drug Service, his prescribing of controlled drugs for the treatment of opioid dependence is limited to methadone.
Dated at Wellington this 7th day of December 2001.
DR ANTHONY DUNCAN, Deputy Director of Mental Health.