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Import  Prohibited Drug – Trafficable / Marketable
Ecstasy

Commonwealth Code – All Jurisdictions

Criminal Code

307.2 Importing and exporting marketable quantities of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants
307.6 Possessing marketable quantities of unlawfully imported border controlled drugs or border controlled plants
307.9 Possessing marketable quantities of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants reasonably suspected of having been unlawfully imported

Penalty: 25 years

Trafficable Quantity           .5g
Commercial Quantity          500gm

CaseOffenceAmountPleaRecordResultAppealFacts

Matthews

(32)

 

[2014] VSCA 291

Import

 

Trafficking

135.4g Ecstasy

 

6.4g Amphet

 

3.9g Cocaine

PG

 

Nil

 

4y

 

Total:

4y 3m

NPP 2y 6m

 

AD

M – imported 21 packages of drugs from European countries – purchased via Silk Road internet site – on-sold much of the drugs imported – drug addiction and depression but excellent work history – married with children – remorse

 

(five judge bench to consider consequences of crown providing sentencing range)

 

 

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