Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Cannabis Cautioning Notices) Bill 1999
|Long Title||The main purposes of this Bill are: to reduce the social impacts of a conviction for simple cannabis offences; to make the penalties which apply to the drug consistent with its capacity to produce harm; to reduce the costs to the criminal justice system, including the police and the courts, of prosecuting simple cannabis offences; to make cannabis law more consistent with community values; and|
to acknowledge cannabis as primarily a health issue.
Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. Dr Christine (Chrissy) Sharp, PhD, MA, BA (Hons) MLC
|Status||Legislative Council Second Reading 03/10/1999|
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation
|Previous Versions of this Bill|