Our Result - Cannabis - 1200042

Reference: 1200042

Charge

1.Possession of cannabis
2. Possession of prescribed equipment

Law

Controlled Substances Act 1984, s 33L

A person who—

 (a) has possession of any cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil; or
 (b) smokes or consumes any cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil; or
 (c) has possession of any piece of equipment for use in connection with the smoking or consumption of cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil, or the preparation of cannabis, cannabis resin or cannabis oil for smoking or consumption,

is guilty of an offence.

Controlled Substances Act 1984, s 33LA

A person who, without reasonable excuse (proof of which lies on the person)—

 (a) has possession of any prescribed equipment; or
 (b) supplies to another person any prescribed equipment; or
 (c) has possession of any prescribed equipment intending to supply it to another person,

is guilty of an offence.

 

Maximum Penalty

1. $500 2 . $10,000 or 2 years or both

Penalty Received

No conviction – Fine $300

Circumstances

SEACLIFF
200 grams of cannabis – 4 kg of leaf and stem – re-sealable bags – scales – personal consumption