Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 9 - DANGERS TO THE COMMUNITY  

Part 9.1 - Serious drug offences  

Division 311 - Combining quantities of drugs, plants or precursors  

Subdivision A - Combining different parcels on the same occasion  

SECTION 311.1   Combining different parcels on the same occasion  

(1)  
If, on the same occasion, a person:


(a) traffics in different parcels of controlled drugs (Division 302 ); or


(b) cultivates different parcels of controlled plants (Division 303 ); or


(c) sells different parcels of controlled plants (Division 304 ); or


(d) manufactures different parcels of controlled drugs (Division 305 ); or


(e) pre-traffics in different parcels of controlled precursors (Division 306 ); or


(f) imports or exports different parcels of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants (Subdivision A of Division 307 ); or


(g) possesses different parcels of unlawfully imported border controlled drugs or border controlled plants (Subdivision B of Division 307 ); or


(h) possesses different parcels of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants reasonably suspected of having been unlawfully imported (Subdivision C of Division 307 ); or


(i) imports or exports different parcels of border controlled precursors (Subdivision D of Division 307 ); or


(j) supplies different parcels of controlled drugs to a child for trafficking (sections 309.3 and 309.4 ); or


(k) procures a child to traffic in different parcels of controlled drugs (sections 309.7 and 309.8 ); or


(l) procures a child to pre-traffic in different parcels of controlled precursors (sections 309.10 and 309.11 ); or


(m) procures a child to import or export different parcels of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants (sections 309.12 and 309.13 ); or


(n) procures a child to import or export different parcels of border controlled precursors (sections 309.14 and 309.15 );

the person may be charged with a single offence against this Part in respect of all or any of the different parcels of drugs, plants or precursors.

(2)  
The quantity of the drugs, plants or precursors for the purposes of the offence is the sum of the quantities of the drugs, plants or precursors in the different parcels.

Note:

See section 312.2 for working out quantities where different kinds of controlled or border controlled drugs, plants or precursors are involved.

(3)  
If the prosecution intends to rely on this Subdivision, particulars of each parcel of drugs, plants or precursors must be set out in the charge.

(4)  
This Subdivision does not prevent a person being charged with separate offences in respect of different parcels of drugs, plants or precursors.




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