Section 6 The Minister shall have the power to issue Notifications in the Government Gazette :
(1)specifying the names of and classifying psychotropic substances into Schedule I, Schedule II, Schedule III or Schedule IV;
(2)prescribing the standard on the quantity of ingredients, quality, purity, or other description of psychotropic substances under (1);
(3)revoking or changing the names or Schedules of psychotropic substances under (1);
(4)specifying the names and Schedules of psychotropic substances which shall not be produced, sold, imported, exported, carried across, or kept in possession; (6)(4 bis) Specifying the names of psychotropic substances of Schedule II which are granted permission to produce for exportation and to export;
(5)specifying the names and Schedules of psychotropic substances which require the warning or caution in the form of statement or picture in order that the user may take necessary precaution for his own safety;
(6)specifying the names and Schedules of psychotropic substances which require the statement of their expiration on the labels;
(7)specifying any preparation as an exempt preparation; (7)(7 bis) Prescribing the quantity of psychotropic substances of Schedule I or Schedule II for possession or utilization under section 106 (bis);
(8)specifying the names and Schedules of psychotropic substances which shall not be exported to any country under Section 83;
(9)specifying the official institutions under section 15 (2); Section 17 (2) and Section 63 (3); (8)(10)Prescribing the medical establishment for psychotropic substance addicts; (9)(11)Prescribing rules and regulations for the control of treatment and disciplinary rules for medical establishment.
Psychotropic Substances Board
(10)Section 7 There shall be a committee called the "Psychotropic Substances committee" consisting of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health as chairman, Director-General of the Department of Medical Services or representative, Director-General of the Department of Health or representative, Director-General of the Royal Thai Police Department or representative, the Attorney General or representative, Director-General of the Customs Department or representative, Secretary-General of the Juridical Council or representative, Secretary-General of the Narcotics Control Board or representative, Director of Mental Health Division of the Department of Medical Services and not more than seven qualified members appointed by the Minister as members.
The Secretary-General shall be the member and secretary, and the Director of the Narcotics Control Division of the Food and Drug Board shall be the member and assistant secretary.
Section 8 A qualified member shall be in office for a term of two years.
A member who vacates office may be reappointed.
Section 9 A qualified member vacates office before the expiration of term of office upon:
(3)being retired by the Ministers :
(4)being an incompetent or quasi-incompetent person ;
(5)having been imprisoned by a final judgement of imprisonment except a punishment for an offence committee through negligence or petty offence; or
(6)having his license to practice the medical profession or license to practice the art of healing suspended or revoked.
If a qualified member vacates his office before the expiration of term office, the Minister shall appoint another person to replace him and such person shall hold office for the remaining term of the member he replaces.
Section 10 A meeting of the Board requires the presence of not less than one-half of the total number of its members to constitute a quorum. If the Chairman is absent or unable to perform his duty, the members present shall elect one of them to preside over the meeting.
A decision of the meeting shall be made by a majority of votes.
In casting votes, each member shall have one vote. In case of an equality of votes, the chairman of the meeting shall have another vote as a casting-vote.
Section 11 The Board shall have the duty to give opinion, advice, or approval in respect of the following matter :
(1)the production, sale, importation, exportation, carrying across, or possession, of psychotropic substances or registration of preparations;
(2)the suspension of licenses, revocation of license revocation of registration of preparations, or revocation of exempt preparations.
(3)the prescription of rules, procedure and conditions concerning the production, sale, importation, exportation, carrying across, possession, or sampling of psychotropic substances or exempt preparations and the inspection of place of production, place of sale, storage and place for conducting other activities regarding the said substances or preparations;
(4)the issue of Ministerial Regulations or Notifications which are required to be published in the Government Gazette for the execution of the Act;
(5)other matters as entrusted by the Ministers or as the Board thinks fit.
Section 12 The Board shall have the power to appoint a sub-committee to consider, study or research into any matter under the jurisdiction of the Board and the provisions of Section 10 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the meeting of the sub-committee.
Application for and issue of licenses
concerning Psychotropic Substances
(11)Section 13 No person shall produce, sell, import or export any psychotropic substance in Schedule I.
The provision of paragraph one shall not apply to the Ministry of Public Health or the person entrusted by the Ministry of Public Health unless otherwise provided by this Act.
(12)Section 13 bis No person shall produce, sell, import or export any psychotropic substance in Schedule Il, except for the production for exportation and the exportation of that sort of the psychotropic substance in Schedule II notified by the Minister under section 6 (4 bis) as he has obtained a license.
The application for and issuance of a license shall be in accordance with the rules, procedures and conditions prescribed the Ministerial Regulation.
The provisions of paragraph one and paragraph two shall not apply to the Ministry of Public Health or the person entrusted by the Ministry of Public Health unless otherwise provided by this Act.
             
(6) added by Psychotropic Substances Act (No.3) B.E.2535, section 4.
(7) added by Psychotropic Substances Act (No.3) B.E.2535, section 5.
(8)-(9) added by Psychotropic Substances Act (No.3) B.E.2535, section 6.
(10) repealed and replaced by Psychotropic Substances Act (No.3) B.E.2535, section 7.
(11) repealed and replaced by Psychotropic Substances Act (No.3) B.E.2535, section 8.
(12) added by Psychotropic Substances Act (No.3) B.E.2535, section 9.