METHAMPHETAMINE — CRIMINAL CODE PROVISIONS
COLIN TINCKNELL to the minister representing the Minister for Police:
(1) Is there any
extra provision in the Criminal Code that specifically prohibits the use of
illicit drugs, such as methamphetamine, around children?
(2) If yes to
(1), which section of the Criminal Code deals with this and what are the
(3) If no to (1),
would the perpetrator potentially be charged under a different, wider ranging
(4) If yes to
(3), which law?
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. My copy of the question says ''is there any
provision''. The member said ''any extra provision''. I do
not think it is material, so I will answer the question I have. The following
answer has been provided to me by the Minister for Police.
was sought from the Western Australia Police Force. The honourable member may
wish to refer to section 34(4) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981.