Misuse of Drugs and Drug Trafficking Offences, 6th Edition

Misuse of Drugs and Drug Trafficking Offences, 6th Edition

By Rudi Fortson


$380.00 RRP

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Date: 10/01/2012

Code: 9780414045170

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM

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"An excellent and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the law relating to drugs" – The Independent Solicitor
This popular book has established itself as a core reference on the law of drug misuse. Offering a balance of law and procedure, it draws together the strands of detailed, technical legislation and case law into an accessible format written in a clear, user-friendly style.
This book:
  • Provides guidance on all aspects of the law relating to drugs, including manufacture, possession and use, importing and exporting
  • Deals with powers of the police and Customs and Excise, including Confiscation, Forfeiture and Restraint Orders
  • Covers evidence and sentencing
  • Provides clinical information on the different types of drugs available to assist the practitioner in the complex clinical aspects of the law
  • Includes flow charts and diagrams showing the mechanics of civil recovery and summary of controls under existing drug legislation.
New to this edition:
  • All recent changes in the law, including the Policing and Crime Act 2009 and the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Regulations 2010
  • Coverage of "Legal Highs"
  • Expanded coverage of the Medicines Act 1968 and its relevance to many substances beyond medicines.
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Table of Contents

Introduction. The importation and exportation of controlled drugs. Possession of Drugs. Possession with intent to supply. Supplying controlled drugs. The manufacture and production of controlled drugs. Drugs activities on premises. Section 28 of the misuse of drugs act 1971. Offences contrary to a corresponding law. Conspiracy and Attempt to commit a drug offence. Evidence. Powers of police and customs officers. The making of confiscation orders. Powers of Forfeiture. Sentencing. Confiscation and forfeiture. A general guide to drug misuse.

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