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Drugs Misuse Act 1986 – 7 November 2014 (GLP)

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Drugs Misuse Act 1986 – 7 November 2014

Drugs Misuse Regulation 1987 – 1 July 2015

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A person unlawfully in possession of a dangerous drug is guilty of a crime.

  • Sections 4, 9, 13, 14, 116, 122A, 122C, 124; Schedules 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Regulation

The identity of a person who supplies information to the police in respect of drug offences is protected.

  • Sections 119, 120
Reason for law

N/A

Relevant links

Industrial cannabis production [Queensland Government]

Drugs publications [Crime and Corruption Commission]

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Report a Drug Dealer [Queensland Police]

Critique

Section 4E: notes forming part of an Act is not common for Acts of Parliament.

The two year record keeping obligation imposed by regulation 9 in relation to the supply of controlled substances could be increased to become a longer period of time.

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