Misuse of Drugs: Criminal Offences and Penalties

Misuse of Drugs: Criminal Offences and Penalties

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By (author) Martin Mcdonnell

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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
  • Format: Hardback | 520 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 240mm x 25mm | 1,021g
  • Publication date: 31 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1847663141
  • ISBN 13: 9781847663146
  • Edition statement: New.

Product description

This unique title provides detailed narrative on the application of misuse of drugs legislation in Ireland. Dealing in particular with the principal Drugs Acts 1977-1984 and Criminal Justice Acts 2006 and 2007 the book covers all relevant case law and includes consolidated versions of the relevant drugs Acts, which have been heavily amended by the Criminal Justice Acts 2006 and 2007. Contents: 1. Introduction - International Obligations; 2. Controlled Drugs; 3. Possession; 4. Supply; 5. Possession with intent to supply (Section 15 & 15A); 6. Section 15C; 7. Importation and Exportation; 8. Production and Cultivation; 9. Opium, section 16; 10. Prescription Offences, section 18; 11. Permissive Offences, section 19; 12. Section 20 Offences; 13. Advocacy Offences; 14. Miscellaneous Offences; 15. Section 29 Defences; 16. Garda Powers; 17. Penalties; 18. Forfeiture and Confiscation; 19. Section 15A Sentencing Principles; Appendix: Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 & 1984; Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1988

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Author information

Martin McDonnell BA, LLB, BL is a criminal law barrister.

Table of contents

1. Introduction - International Obligations 2. Controlled Drugs 3. Possession 4. Supply 5. Possession with intent to supply (Section 15 & 15A) 6. Section 15C 7. Importation and Exportation 8. Production and Cultivation 9. Opium, section 16 10. Prescription Offences, section 18 11. Permissive Offences, section 19 12. Section 20 Offences 13. Advocacy Offences 14. Miscellaneous Offences 15. Section 29 Defences 16. Garda Powers 17. Penalties 18. Forfeiture and Confiscation 19. Section 15A Sentencing Principles Appendix: Misuse of Drugs Act 1977 & 1984; Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1988