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NCJ Number: 119802 Find in a Library
Title: Provisions in the Laws of Pakistan to Combat Serious Drug-Related Offences
Journal: Bulletin on Narcotics  Volume:36  Issue:3  Dated:special issue (July-September 1984)  Pages:15-17
Author(s): M Husain
Date Published: 1984
Page Count: 3
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: This article discusses drug control laws in Pakistan.
Abstract: Until 1979, British drug control laws were in force in Pakistan. In 1979 the president of Pakistan promulgated Prohibition Order, 1979, prescribing increased severe penalties for those who would violate import, export, manufacture, or processing regulations for intoxicants. Intoxicants are defined as products of cannabis, opiates, and coca derivatives. In December 1983, the Dangerous Drugs Act of 1930 and the Prohibition Order 1979 were amended to further increase Pakistan's punitive sanctions for those who violate drug control laws. Severe sanctions exist for recidivists. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Drug law enforcement
Index Term(s): Foreign criminal justice systems; Pakistan
Note: Special issue on sentencing policies and practices
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