Misuse of Drugs Act 1975

12A Equipment, material, and substances used in production or cultivation of controlled drugs

(1)

Every person commits an offence against this Act who supplies, produces, or manufactures—

(a)

any equipment or material that is capable of being used in, or for, the commission of an offence against section 6(1)(b) or section 9; or

(b)

any precursor substance—

knowing that the equipment, material, or substance is to be used in, or for, the commission of an offence against those provisions.

(2)

Every person commits an offence against this Act who has in his or her possession—

(a)

any equipment or material that is capable of being used in, or for, the commission of an offence against section 6(1)(b) or section 9; or

(b)

any precursor substance—

with the intention that the equipment, material, or substance is to be used in, or for, the commission of an offence against that provision.

(3)

Every person who commits an offence against this section is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an offence against subsection (1), to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years:

(b)

in the case of an offence against subsection (2), to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years.

(4)

[Repealed]

Section 12A: inserted, on 12 May 1998, by section 5 of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1998 (1998 No 14).

Section 12A(3): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 12A(4): repealed, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).