1. Subject to the provisions of this Regulation, no contract may be awarded or offered to the contractor of a Community pharmacy: unless the manager is satisfied with the following conditions: 5. Without prejudice to the provisions of paragraph 2(iii), the manager may authorise, at his discretion, the transfer of a Community pharmacy to a place other than that provided for in paragraph 1, provided that the transfer relates appropriately to the area where the Community pharmacy was previously located. When taking a decision under this Article, the Chief Executive Officer may apply to the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland and/or the Committee of Pharmaceutical Contractors. .