Misuse of Drugs: Criminal Offences and Penalties

By: Martin McDonnell
ISBN: 9781847663146

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About Misuse of Drugs: Criminal Offences and Penalties

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;... Read more

About Misuse of Drugs: Criminal Offences and Penalties

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

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

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 31 October 2010
ISBN: 9781847663146
Binding: Hardback
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