SYLLABUS

PHARMACEUTICAL JURISPRUDENCE

Origin and nature of pharmaceutical legislation in India

its scope and objectives. Evolution of the
“Concept of pharmacy” as an integral part of the Health care system.

Principles and significance of professional Ethics.

Critical study of the code of pharmaceutical Ethics
drafted by pharmacy council of India.

Pharmacy Act,1948-

The General study of the pharmacy Act with special reference to Education
Regulations ,Working of state and central councils, constitution of these councils and functions,
Registration procedures under the Act.

The Drugs and Cosmetics Act,1940

General study of the Drugs and cosmetics Act and the Rules there
under. Definitions and salient features related to retail and whole sale distribution of drugs. The powers of
Inspectors, the sampling procedures and the procedure and formalities in obtaining licenses under the rule.
Facilities to be provided for running a pharmacy effectively. General study of the schedules with special
reference to schedules C,C1,F,G,J,H,P and X and salient features of labeling and storage conditions of
drugs.

PHARMACY LAW AND ETHICS

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Chapter-1

General Principals of Law, History and various Acts related
to Drugs and Pharmacy profession

Chapter-2

Pharmacy Act-1948 and Rules: Objectives, Definitions, Pharmacy Council of India; its constitution and functions,
Education Regulations, State and Joint state pharmacy councils, Registration of Pharmacists, Offences and Penalties.

Chapter-3

  • Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 and Rules 1945 and New
    Amendments
    Objectives, Definitions, Legal definitions of schedules to the Act and Rules Import of drugs – Classes of drugs and
    cosmetics prohibited from import, Import under license or permit.
  • Manufacture of drugs – sale of certain drugs, Conditions for grant of license and conditions of license for manufacture of drugs, Manufacture of drugs for test, examination and analysis, manufacture of new drug, loan license and repacking license. Prohibition of manufacture and sale of certain drugs, Conditions for grant of license
    and conditions of license for manufacture of drugs, Manufacture of drugs for test, examination and
    analysis, manufacture of new drug, loan license and repacking license.
  • Study of schedule C and C1, G, H, H1, K, P, M, N, X and Y.
  • Sale of Drugs – Wholesale, Retail sale and Restricted license, Records to be kept in a pharmacy Drugs Prohibited for manufacture and sale in India. Administration of the Act and Rules –
  • Drugs Technical Advisory Board, Central Drugs Laboratory, Drugs Consultative Committee, Government analysts, licensing
    authorities, controlling authorities, Drug Inspectors.

Chapter-4

Medicinal and Toilet Preparations Act 1955: Objectives, Definitions, Licensing, Offences and Penalties

Chapter-5

Narcotic Drugs and psychotropic substances Act 1985 and Rules Objectives, Definitions, Authorities and
Officers, Prohibition, Control and Regulation, Offences and Penalties.

Chapter-6

Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act 1954
Objectives, Definitions, Prohibition of certain advertisements, Classes of Exempted advertisements, Offences and
Penalties.