Law reforms on Drugs

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Opium Duties Act (Cth) 1857

11/11/1857

The first Australian drug law was an 1857 Act imposing an import duty on opium

Crimes Act 1900 NSW

1900

Division 12 - Attempts to procure abortion

Administering drugs etc to herself by woman with child
Administering drugs etc to woman with intent
Procuring drugs etc

Customs Act 1901 (Cth)

1901

Proceeds of drug trafficking liable to forfeiture

Poisons and therapeutic goods Act (NSW) 1966

1966

PART 4 - DRUGS OF ADDICTION

Division 1 - Restrictions on possession, manufacture, supply, etc, of drugs of addiction
Division 2 - Restrictions on prescribing drugs of addiction

Narcotic Drugs Act (Cth) 1967

1967

PART III--OFFENCES IN RELATION TO DRUGS

Manufacturing of drugs to be in accordance with licence
Manufacturers to comply with permits

Licensed manufacturers to comply with directions under section 12 and paragraph 13(1)(a)

Labelling of drugs etc.

Destruction etc. of drugs etc. by licensed manufacturers

Psychotropic Substances Act 1976 (Cth)

1976

INTOXICATED PERSONS ACT (NSW)1979

1979

Drug Misuse and trafficking Act (NSW) 1985

1985

Proceeds of Crime Act (Cth) 1987

1987

PART III----CONTROL OF PROPERTY LIABLE TO CONFISCATION

Crimes (Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act 1990 (Cth)

1990

PART 2--OFFENCES
Possession of equipment etc.

Dealing in drugs on board an Australian aircraft

Dealing in drugs on board an Australian ship Dealing in drugs outside Australia

Dealing in drugs outside Australia with a view to commission of offence in Australia etc.

Conspiracy etc. outside Australia to commit offence inside Australia

Penalties for offences against sections 10 to 13 Intentionally converting etc. property derived from a serious State drug offence

Intentionally concealing etc. property derived from a serious State drug offence

Intentionally acquiring etc. property derived from a serious State drug offence

Drug Court Act (NSW) 1998

1998

Courts may refer persons to Drug Court during proceedings for offence
Courts may refer persons to Drug Court during proceedings for failure to comply with conditions of good behaviour bond
Persons accepted into program in relation to offence

Police Powers (drug premises) Act 2001 (NSW) (REPEALED 2005)

2001

PART 2 - SEARCH OF SUSPECTED DRUG PREMISES
Issue of search warrant-suspected drug premises
Execution of search warrant
Search and arrest of persons pursuant to search warrant
Provisions relating to issue of search warrants under this Part
Obstructing police officer executing search warrant

COMPULSORY DRUG TREATMENT CORRECTIONAL CENTRE ACT 2004 (NSW)

2004

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Act 2007 (NSW)

2007

Liquor Act (NSW) 2007

2007

Licence required to sell liquor
Keeping or using unlicensed premises
Sale or supply of liquor contrary to licence

crimes and other legislation amendment Act 2014

2014