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Drugs - Amphetamine - Manufacture Commercial Quantity

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


s.24(2) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - manufacture commercial quantity
s.33(2) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - maximum penalty 20y
Commercial quantity - 250g

Standard Non-Parole Period (offence committed on or after 1.2.2003) – 10 years

 

Case

Offence

Amount

Plea

Original Sentence

Appeal

Record

Facts

Price

NSW CCA
29.4.1998

Conspiracy to manufacture

 

VG

MT 2y
AT 5y

AA
MT 2y
AT 1y 9m
(PSC 2y 3m)

 

No facts - failed to discount total sentence when taking into account pre-sentence custody.

Arikan
(41)

NSW CCA [331]
20.10.1999

Knowingly take part in manufacture

 

PG

18m PD

Crown AD

nil

Involved in Kalache organisation. Assisted in manufacture of two quantities of drugs. Motivated by friendship for co-offender and small amount of cannabis. Minor role only.

Suffering from depression. Strong subjective case.

Campbell
(39)

NSW CCA [332]
20.10.1999

Manufacture

 

PG

MT 18m
AT 6m

AD

prior convictions

Involved with Kalache. Obtained 13,740 boxes of Sudafed tablets to be used in manufacture of drugs. Assisted in opening packets and aware Sudafed would be used for manufacture of amphetamines.

Involvement at lower end of scale.

Elfar

(2000) 115 A Crim R 64

Knowingly take part in manufacture

No established amount

VG

MT 2y 4m
AT 2y 6m

AD

 

Involved in ordering equipment for manufacture - commercial quantity based on quantity of ingredients seized by police.

Jaouhar

(17)

NSW CCA [266]

15.9.2003

Knowingly concerned in manufacture

 

Sched:

Supply 3.5g

Agree to supply

Street value $1m

PG

6y
NPP 3y

AD

Breached bond for aggravated robbery

Active participant in production process

Hansel
(60)

NSW CCA [436]

6.12.2004

2 x Knowingly take part in manufacture

No established amount

PG

12m
NPP 9m
Wholly suspended

Crown AD

Priors for drug offences, inc supply

Large scale production of amphetamines in house – 3 co-offenders

Court dismissed appeal in exercise of discretion - Very poor health – ongoing treatment required.

Diesing
(38)

   

 

 

Ackland
(38)

 

NSW CCA [326]
27.11.2007

Conspiracy to manufacture

Not stated

PG

 

 

 


PG

10y 6m
NPP 7y 6m

   


10y
NPP 7y

AA
8y 9m
NPP 6y 6m


AA
8y 5m
NPP 6y

Drug offences – breached parole 
 

 

Nil relevant

Involved in large scale operation to manufacture methylamphetamines – interstate operation over 5 months – financial gain

D – cook – involved in obtaining ingredients and establishing manufacturing process

A – primary link between interstate conspirators

Lin

NSW CCA [368]
21.12.2007

Knowingly concerned in manufacture

0.26g

PG

8y
NPP 6y

AA
6y
NPP 4y

Nil

Role of labourer / aider and abetter – Cooffenders manufactured drugs from residential premises - Assisted cooffenders with general tasks.

Appeal allowed on parity ground.

Mammone

[2013] NSWCCA 325

Manufacture

Knowingly take part in supply

 

2 x firearms offences

Possess pill press

Est 995g

PG

9y 8m
NPP 5y 9m

 

Total
9y 8m

NPP 6y 5m

AA
Agg sentence:
9y 1m
NPP 6y 1m

 

Involved in manufacturing at rural property – no drugs seized – discussion as to intention to supply recorded