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Drug offences - The Law Handbook, Chapter 23

Drug offences - The Law Handbook, Chapter 23

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 23 of the Handbook is on Drug offences and covers:

  • possession of drugs
  • proving custody
  • shared houses
  • use of drugs
  • methadone
  • injecting rooms
  • equipment
  • supply of drugs
  • dealing
  • large-scale supply
  • prohibited plants
  • offence categories
  • manufacture of drugs
  • police search powers
  • search warrants
  • bail
  • penalties
  • diversion programs
  • cannabis cautioning
  • drug courts
  • MERIT scheme
  • confiscation of proceeds of crime.