Drug Offences

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The seriousness of your offence will depend on the quantity of drugs & type of drug.  Schedule 1 drugs (e.g. amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, LSD and ecstasy) carry greater penalties than schedule 2 drugs (e.g. cannabis, morphine and barbiturates).  If you have been charged with a drug offence, you are wise to seek legal advice from our experienced defence solicitor’s.

Greenhalgh Pickard provides professional, expert advice and assistance relating to drug matters, including:

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Possession Charges
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Trafficking Offences
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Supplying Offences
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Producing Offences

Possession
You can be charged with possession if the drug or utensil (bong, cocaine spoon, pipe or syringes) is on you (in a bag or pocket), or in your property (house, car etc.), even if the drug is not yours.

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Supply
Supply is a wide legal term and can include:

  • giving, distributing, selling, administering or transporting drugs
  • offering to give, distribute, sell, administer, transport or supply drugs
  • preparing to give, distribute, sell, administer, transport or supply drugs.

Just giving one of your pills to a friend is an offence and you can be charged with supply.

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Producing
This covers the growing, preparing, manufacturing, packaging and production of drugs. Even for your own personal use.

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Trafficking
Trafficking is the supply of drugs as part of an illegal commercial operation. This usually involves larger amounts of drugs, several acts of supply, or evidence of an organised business supplying drugs.

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When you choose to put your trust in Greenhalgh Pickard you can rest assured that expert lawyers will address your matter with the utmost professionalism and confidentiality in order to achieve the best results for you.

Greenhalgh Pickard’s experienced criminal law solicitors – Shane Ulyatt, Lachlan Cramb and Stefanie Batey – all offer easy-to-understand, thorough advice you can count on.

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