- Fine of $50,000 or 10 years imprisonment or both.
- Didn’t have possession of the drug,
- Had a lack of intent,
- Have a mental impairment, or
- Have a factual dispute.
A person who supplies or administers a controlled substance is guilty of an offence. The offence of supplying a controlled substance can carry with it a term of imprisonment.
Supply has been defined as provide, distribute, offer to provide or distribute.
Our specialist criminal lawyers at Caldicott Lawyers are experts in all drug related matters, including supply of a controlled substance.
The maximum penalty for supplying a controlled drug other than cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil is $50,000 or 10 years imprisonment or both.
The maximum penalty for supplying cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil is $2,000 or 2 years imprisonment or both
It may be a defence against the charge of supply of a controlled drug if you:
The police must prove that:
This is a major indictable charge. The proceedings will initially commence in the Magistrates Court of South Australia. If there is sufficient evidence against you, the matter will then be transferred to the Supreme Court of South Australia.
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