Drug offences are any offences that involve prohibited or controlled drugs. In NSW there are a number of offences that fall under this category and range from simple possession to large scale manufacture or importation.
What is the definition of a drug offence?
Drug offences are any offence against the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW). This act prohibits the cultivation, manufacture, supply and use of certain drugs.
The offence of drug importation is contained within section 307 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) which states that a person is guilty of an offence if the person imports or exports a substance and that substance is a prohibited drug or plant. The penalties for this offence differ depending on the type, and quantity of the drug or plant.Learn More