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1) Misuse of Drugs Act, Chapter 27 (PDF File)
The Misuse of Drugs Act
(MDA) is the main legislation for drug offences in Brunei Darussalam.
It covers a range of controlled drugs including narcotics and
psychotropic substances. The law:
Recent amendment to the MDA was the upgrading of METHYLAMPHETAMINE offences from a Class B drug to Class A drug.
2) Drug Trafficking (Recovery of Proceeds), Chapter 178 (PDF File)
The Drug Trafficking (Recovery of Proceeds) Act,
Chapter 178 came into force on 30th March 1996. This is an Act to make
provision for the recovery of the proceeds of drug trafficking and other
provisions in connection with drug trafficking.
1) Intoxicating Substances Acts, Chapter 161 (PDF File)
The Intoxicating Substances Act Chapter 161 was
enforced in May 1992. This is an Act to prohibit the misuse of certain
substances which may cause intoxication when inhaled and for purposes
connected therewith.The penalty provided for an offence
under this Order is a fine of not more than B$3,000 or imprisonment for a
term not exceeding one year or both.
2) Poisons Act, Chapter 114 (PDF File)
With the amendment to the Poisons Act in 1996, the
provision in Section 3A stipulates that an officer of the Narcotics
Control Bureau shall, in any case relating to the commission of an
offence under this Act, have all the powers of a police officer under
the Criminal Procedure Code (C.P.C) in relation to an investigation into
any seizable offence.The penalty for any person who
contravenes any provision of this Act is a fine of B$8,000 or, in
default of payment, imprisonment of 6 months.
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