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Drugs - Amphetamine - Possess Precursor
s.24A Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - 10y

CaseOffenceAmountPlea SentenceAppealRecordFacts

J Cousins

P Cousins

(2002) 132 A Crim R 444


39 packets - 71.28g

PG (20%)

PG (20%)

3y 2m
NPP 1y 8m

2y 8m
NPP 1y 4m


Nil relevant

Married couple undertook trip south from Queensland to purchase pseudoephedrine on behalf of third person - aware drugs would be used to manufacture methylamphetamines - not isolated incident - criminality not small
Poor health - good prospects of rehabilitation


NSW CCA [326]


500 cartons codrals
15 cartons Sudafed

PG (20%)

4y 6m
NPP 3y

NPP 2y

Minor drug offences

Offered to supply medication containing pseudoephedrine - no evidence as to amount of methylamphetamine that could have been produced - financial gain
Drug and alcohol addiction





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