Section 50 In the performance of duties a competent official must produce his identity card at the request of the licensee or the persons concerned.
An identity card of a competent official shall be in accordance with the form prescribed in the Ministerial Regulation.
Section 51 As for the psychotropic substances including the containers or packages thereof and documents seized or attached under Section 48 or in the case of exportation or carrying across of psychotropic substances in violation of this Act. If the owner is not found or the public prosecutor has given the final order of non- prosecution or the Court has not forfeited them in its judgement and the owner or possessor has not claimed them within ninety days from the date of the seizure or attachment or knowledge of the final order of non-prosecution or of the final judgement of the Court they shall become the property of the Ministry of Public Health.
If the thing seized or attached is perishable or if the delay involves risks or storage expenses out of proportion to the price of psychotropic substances, the competent official may, before the expiration of the period under paragraph one, cause the thing seized or attached to be sold and the net proceeds of sale shall be seized in substances, the competent official may, before the expiration of the period under paragraph one, cause the thing seized or attached to be sold and the net proceeds of sale shall be seized in substitute thereof.
Section 52 In the performance of duties, the competent officials shall be officials under the Penal Code.
Suspension and Revocation of Licenses
Section 53 Any licensee who violates or fails to comply with this Act or Ministerial Regulations or Notifications issued under this Act, the grantor, upon the recommendation or advice of the Board, has the power to suspend his license for a period not exceeding recommendation one hundred and twenty days each time but in the case where a licensee has been prosecuted for having committed an offence under this Act, the grantor may suspend his license pending the final judgement.
The person whose license has been suspended may not apply for any license during the suspension thereof.
Section 54 Any licensee who is disqualified or is under any prohibition under Section 14 of the Drugs Act, B.E. 2510 or fails to provide a full-time pharmacist to supervise the business during the working hours under Section 26 paragraph one, the grantor, upon the recommendation or advice of the Board, has the power to revoke his license.
The person whose license had been revoked may not apply for any license until the lapse of two years from the date of revocation, and the grantor may or may not issue him a license as he thinks fit.
Section 55 The order suspending or revoking a license shall be made in writing and served to the licensee: in the case where he is not found or refuses to receive the said order, it shall be conspicuously posted at the place of production place of sale or place of importation of psychotropic substance and it shall be deemed that the licensee has been informed of such order as from the date of the posting.
The order suspending or revoking a license upon paragraph one may be advertised in newspaper on by any other method.
Section 56 The grantor, upon the recommendation or advice of the Board, has the power to cancel the order suspending the license before the due date when he is satisfied that the licensee whose license has been suspended has complied with this Act or Ministerial Regulations or Notifications issued under this Act.
Section 57 The licensee whose license has been suspended or revoked has the right to appeal to the Minister within thirty days from the date of the knowledge of the order. The Minister has the power to dismiss the appeal or amend the order of the grantor in such a way as to be favorable to the appellant.
The decision of the Minister shall be final.
The appeal under paragraph one shall not stay the execution of the order suspending or revoking a license.
Section 58 The person whose license has been revoked may sell his remaining psychotropic substance to any other licensee or to a person the grantor thinks fit within sixty days from the date of the knowledge of the order revoking his license or of the decision of the Minister unless the grantor has granted an extension for a period not exceeding sixty days.
Special Measures of Control
Section 59 It shall be deemed that a preparation containing a psychotropic substance in any Schedule shall also be a psychotropic substance in such Schedule.
Section 60 In the case where a preparation containing psychotropic substances which are specified in more than one Schedule, it shall be deemed that such preparation is the psychotropic substance in the Schedule which is under stricter control than the others.
Section 61 In the case where any preparation.
(1)contains one or more psychotropic substances in Schedule II, Schedule III or Schedule IV;
(2)is not likely to be abused;
(3)contains a psychotropic substance which cannot be extracted for use in such quantity that it is likely to be abused; and
(4)does not cause danger to health and the public;
The Minister may issue a Notification in the Government Gazette designating it as an exempt preparation: provided that shall be in accordance with the rules, procedure and conditions prescribed in the Ministerial Regulations.
The Minister may issue a Notification canceling an exempt preparation notified in paragraph two when it appears that such preparation is not in conformity with the rules prescribed under paragraph one.
Section 62 No person except the Ministry of Public Health or the person entrusted by it shall have in possession or utilize any psychotropic substance in any Schedule unless he has received a license.
The application for and the granting of a license shall be in accordance with the rules, procedure and conditions prescribed in the Ministerial Regulations.