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Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001

Section 34: Meaning of “drug trafficking offence”

114.Section 34 sets out the offences on conviction of which a travel restriction order may be made. For this purpose a “drug trafficking offence” includes the production and supply of controlled drugs; assisting in or inducing the commission of corresponding offences outside the United Kingdom; and offences of improper importation or exportation of controlled drugs. It also includes conspiracy, attempt and incitement to commit those offences. There is power to designate other offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 as drug trafficking offences for this purpose. This might be used for example if offending patterns and behaviour change and/or new offences are created. The power is exercisable by statutory instrument subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.

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