- Fine of $2000 or 2 years imprisonment or both
- you show a lack of intent;
- lack of control; or
- lack of knowledge.
A person who has possession of a controlled drug (other than cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil) may be guilty of an offence.
This offence is serious and can carry with it a term of imprisonment.
It is also an offence to have possession of any piece of equipment for use in connection with the smoking, consumption or administration of a controlled drug (other than cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil) or the preparation of such a drug for smoking, consumption or administration.
The maximum penalty for this offence is $2000 or 2 years imprisonment or both.
It may be a defence to the charge if:
The police must prove that you:
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