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Approved by both Houses of Parliament
29th March 2012
Laid before Parliament
3rd April 2012
Coming into force
5th April 2012
The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2A(1) and (5), 7A(2), (3) and (6) and 31(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971(1).
None of the substances specified in article 2(a) to (e) of this Order is a Class A drug, a Class B drug or a Class C drug.
It appears to the Secretary of State that those substances are drugs that are being, or are likely to be, misused, and that that misuse is having, or is capable of having, harmful effects.
The Secretary of State has consulted the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in accordance with section 2B(2)(a)(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, and has determined that this Order should be made.
Section 2B was inserted by section 151 of, and paragraph 3 of Schedule 17 to, the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.
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