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Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

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22Further powers to make regulations

The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision—

(a)for excluding in such cases as may be prescribed—

(i)the application of any provision of this Act which creates an offence; or

(ii)the application of any of the following provisions of the Customs and Excise Act 1952, that is to say sections 45(1), 56(2) and 304, in so far as they apply in relation to a prohibition or restriction on importation or exportation having effect by virtue of section 3 of this Act;

(b)for applying any of the provisions of sections 14 to 16 of this Act and Schedule 3 thereto, with such modifications (if any) as may be prescribed—

(i)in relation to any proposal by the Secretary of State to give a direction under section 12(2) of this Act; or

(ii)for such purposes of regulations under this Act as may be prescribed;

(c)for the application of any of the provisions of this Act or regulations or orders thereunder to servants or agents of the Crown, subject to such exceptions, adaptations and modifications as may be prescribed.

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