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Drugs - Amphetamine - Possess Precursor

This table is intended to be used as a guide only. Individual cases should be read if they are to be relied upon.

 

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

CaseOffenceAmountPlea SentenceAppealRecordFacts

J Cousins
(58)

P Cousins
(51)

(2002) 132 A Crim R 444

s.24A

39 packets - 71.28g

PG


PG

3y 2m
NPP 1y 8m

2y 8m
NPP 1y 4m

AD

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

Palin
(28)


NSW CCA [326]
27.11.2007

s.24A

500 cartons codrals
15 cartons Sudafed

PG

4y 6m
NPP 3y

AA
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