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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 8: 2016-2017 Legal Year

Edited by: Daniel Clarry
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Misuse of Drugs and Drug Trafficking Offences 6th ed

ISBN13: 9780414045170
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421892307
Published: January 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £145.00

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This popular book, regularly cited in court proceedings, 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.

  • 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
  • Incorporates all recent changes in the law, including the Policing and Crime Act 2009 and the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Regulations 2010
  • Features new coverage of"Legal Highs"
  • Contains expanded coverage of the Medicines Act 1968 and its relevance to many substances beyond medicines
  • 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 mechanics of civil recovery and summary of controls under existing drug legislation.

Criminal Law
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - The importation and exportation of controlled drugs
Chapter 3 - Possession of Drugs
Chapter 4 - Possession with intent to supply
Chapter 5 - Supplying controlled drugs
Chapter 6 - The manufacture and production of controlled drugs
Chapter 7 - Drugs activities on premises
Chapter 8 - Section 28 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971
Chapter 9 - Offences contrary to a corresponding law
Chapter 10 - Inchoate liability
Chapter 11 - Evidence
Chapter 12 - Powers of police and customs officers
Chapter 13 – The making of confiscation orders
Chapter 14 - Powers of Forfeiture
Chapter 15 - Sentencing
Chapter 16 - A general guide to drug misuse
Chapter 17 – Legal highs and the Medicine Act 1968