Supplementary Order Paper No 179

No 179

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill

Proposed amendment to SOP No 177

Dr Shane Reti, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 8

In clause 8, after new section 35E (page 5), insert:

Repeal of medicinal cannabis defence

35F Repeal of medicinal cannabis defence

(1)

Sections 7(3A), 8(6A), and 13(1A) are repealed on the day after the date that is 30 months after the commencement of this section.

(2)

This section expires and is repealed on the day after the date that is 30 months and 1 day after the commencement of this section.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper repeals the provisions relating to the exception and the defence 30 months after the commencement of the Bill.