Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978

45 Fine imposed in District Court may be enforced in High Court

Where the District Court sentences an offender on conviction of a drug dealing offence to pay a fine and the Registrar of that Court is satisfied that payment of that fine may be more effectively enforced in the High Court, he may file a certificate to that effect under his hand in that Court, containing full particulars of the conviction and the amount of the fine, and thereafter payment of the fine shall be enforced as if the fine had been imposed in the High Court.

Section 45: amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).