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The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 No. 3271

This draft Statutory Instrument supersedes the draft of the same title which was laid before Parliament and published on 16th July 2014 (ISBN 978-0-11-111823-8) and withdrawn on 30th October 2014. It is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that draft Statutory Instrument.

Draft Order laid before Parliament under section 2(5) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

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2014 No.

Dangerous Drugs

The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014

Made

2014

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

At the Court at  the  

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

In accordance with section 2(5) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971(1) a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament on the recommendation of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

Accordingly, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred upon Her by section 2(2) of that Act, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order as follows:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2014 and comes into force on the twenty-eighth day after the day on which it is made.

Amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

2.  The following amendments are made to Schedule 2 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

3.  In paragraph 1(a) of Part 1 (which specifies the drugs which are subject to control under that Act as Class A drugs)—

(a)after “Trimeperidine” insert—

(6aR,9R)-4-acetyl-N,N-diethyl-7-methyl-4,6,6a,7,8,9-hexahydroindolo[4,3-fg]quinoline-9-carboxamide (ALD-52).;

(b)after “4-Cyano-1-methyl-4-phenyl-piperidine” insert—

3,4-dichloro-N-[[1-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]methyl]benzamide (AH-7921);

(6aR,9R)-N,N-diethyl-7-allyl-4,6,6a,7,8,9-hexahydroindolo[4,3-fg]quinoline-9-carboxamide (AL-LAD);

(6aR,9R)-N,N-diethyl-7-ethyl-4,6,6a,7,8,9-hexahydroindolo[4,3-fg]quinoline-9-carboxamide (ETH-LAD);

(6aR,9R)-N,N-diethyl-7-propyl-4,6,6a,7,8,9-hexahydroindolo[4,3-fg]quinoline-9-carboxamide (PRO-LAD)..

(c)after “N,N-Diethyltryptamine” insert—

2,4-dimethylazetidinyl{(6aR,9R)-7-methyl-4,6,6a,7,8,9-hexahydroindolo[4,3- fg]quinolin-9-yl}methanone (LSZ)..

4.  For paragraph 1(b) of Part 1, substitute—

(b)any compound (not being a compound for the time being specified in sub-paragraph (a) above) structurally derived from tryptamine or from a ring-hydroxy tryptamine by modification in any of the following ways, that is to say—

(i)by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the sidechain to any extent with alkyl or alkenyl substituents, or by inclusion of the nitrogen atom of the side chain (and no other atoms of the side chain) in a cyclic structure;

(ii)by substitution at the carbon atom adjacent to the nitrogen atom of the side chain with alkyl or alkenyl substituents;

(iii)by substitution in the 6-membered ring to any extent with alkyl, alkoxy, haloalkyl, thioalkyl, alkylenedioxy, or halide substituents;

(iv)by substitution at the 2-position of the tryptamine ring system with an alkyl substituent;.

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings certain drugs under the control of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (‘the Act’). Articles 3 and 4 of this Order bring a synthetic opiate, known as AH-7921, various tryptamines and LSD related compounds, as listed in the Order, under permanent control as Class A drugs under the Act.

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