Drug Offences – VIC

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What the Law States according to VIC Law for Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

According to VIC Law for the charge of Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person,

Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 – SECT 74
Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

74. Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

A person who, without being authorized by or licensed under this Act or the regulations to do so, introduces or attempts to introduce a drug of dependence into the body of another person is guilty of an offence against this Act.

The Maximum Penalty – Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

According to VIC Law for the charge of Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person, 1 year / 30 penalty units maximum.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

(a) The accused unlawfully introduced a drug of dependence into the body of another person.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

(a) Duress
(b) Factual dispute
(c) Honest and reasonable mistake of belief
(d) Identification dispute
(e) Lack of intent
(f) Mental impairment

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Introduction of a drug of dependence into the body of another person

Magistrates’ Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009