Folder: Drug Offences

Cultivation of Narcotic Plants

In Victoria, the Cultivation of Narcotic Plants is a serious criminal offence which may lead to prison sentences and fines of varying degrees. Although there are other types of narcotic plants, charges generally relate to cannabis. The quantity of narcotic plants involved determines the seriousness..

Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence

Trafficking in a Drug of Dependence is an indictable offence in Victoria. This is defined in Section 70 of the Drugs Poisons and Controlled Substances Act as: Manufacturing a drug of dependence Preparing a drug of dependence for sale Selling, offering or agreeing to sell,..

Possession of a Drug of Dependence

In the state of Victoria, Possession of a Drug of Dependence is an indictable offence. It can be filed against a person who is found to possess a drug of dependence. If proven guilty, for serious forms of drug possession, this offence carries a maximum..

Possession of Precursor Chemicals

Possession of Precursor Chemicals is an indictable drug offence in the state of Victoria. It can be filed against anyone found to illegally possess a precursor chemical or chemicals in a larger quantity to what is prescribed. What is a Precursor Chemical? This is a..