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Misuse of Drugs

ISBN13: 9781846611506
Published: March 2009
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.00
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The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and its subordinate legislation represent a complicated and technical body of law, regulating a politically-charged and fast-moving area of the criminal law.

Written by an expert in this field, Misuse of Drugs is a succinct and focused guide to this area of law. This work explains the law regulating this area, includes commentary and details about the nature and classification of controlled drugs, together with legislation and supporting materials.

An essential book for all professionals in the criminal justice system who come up against the problem of drug misuse.

Criminal Law
The development of drug controls
The unlawful possession of controlled drugs
Controls over the supply of controlled drugs
Controls over the production and manufacture of controlled drugs
Drug activities on premises
Conspiracy and attempt to commit drug offences
Offences against corresponding Foreign law
Police powers to tackle drug offences
Sentencing powers of the Court for drug offences
The characteristics and street names of the most commonly abused drugs
Schedules of controlled drugs
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001
List of controlled drugs and respective classes