Drug Rehabilitation to Escape Conviction

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BY John Vizzone Quite often offenders of crime also have an associated or underlying drug issue/dependency that may be causing them to commit certain crimes. In New South Wales, a scheme is set up to divert such offenders into rehabilitation rather than in accordance with the general principles of law. This scheme is known as…


Drug Possession Penalties

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By John Vizzone Following on from our article about what the police can do and what they have to prove in drug offences, we now look at what penalties the courts will impose for a guilty plea on such charges. If a person is charged only with drug possession, the matter will be heard in…