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NCJ Number: 185043 Find in a Library
Title: Drug Law in New South Wales, Second Edition
Author(s): Peter Zahra; Robert Arden; Mark Ierace; Beverley Schurr
Date Published: 1999
Page Count: 423
Sponsoring Agency: Federation Press (Distributed by Gaunt)
Annandale, NSW 2038, Australia
Publication Number: ISBN 1-86287-263-5
Sale Source: Federation Press (Distributed by Gaunt)
71 Johnson Street
P.O. Box 45
Annandale, NSW 2038,
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: This book describes drug laws in New South Wales in three parts: substantive offenses, evidence and procedure, and sentencing.
Abstract: The first part on substantive offenses covers the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act of 1985, conspiracy, Commonwealth drug offenses, and the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act of 1966. The second part on evidence and procedure deals with entrapment, hearsay admissions, search and seizure, investigation, drug identification from seizure to evidence, bail, and confiscation of criminal assets. The third part on sentencing is concerned with comparative sentences, sentencing factors, fact-finding by the sentencing judge, drug addiction as a mitigating factor in sentencing, drug offenses and foreign nationals, assets forfeiture, and entrapment. Supplemental information and data on drug laws in New South Wales are appended. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Drug laws
Index Term(s): Australia; Crime in foreign countries; Drug forfeiture; Drug law enforcement; Drug law offenses; Foreign laws; Foreign offenders; Foreign sentencing; Forfeiture law; New South Wales; Rules of evidence; Search and seizure laws
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