Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3


Part 9.1 - Serious drug offences  

Division 301 - Serious drugs and precursors  

Subdivision A - Serious drugs and precursors: definitions  

SECTION 301.6   Meaning of border controlled precursor  

For the purposes of this Part, a border controlled precursor is a substance (including a growing plant) that is:

(a) listed by a regulation as a border controlled precursor; or

(b) a salt or ester of a precursor that is so listed; or

(c) an immediate precursor of a precursor that is so listed; or

(d) determined by the AFP Minister as a border controlled precursor under section 301.14 (which deals with emergency determinations of serious drug precursors).


Some conditions must be satisfied before:

  • (a) a regulation can be made for paragraph (a) (see section 301.8 ); or
  • (b) a determination can be made for paragraph (d) (see subsection 301.14(2) ).
  • (2)  
    In this section:

    immediate precursor
    of a precursor listed for the purposes of paragraph (1)(a) means a chemical or compound (other than another precursor that is so listed) that is an immediate precursor in the manufacture by a chemical process of the listed precursor.

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