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The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2020 No. 104

Dangerous Drugs

The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Made

12th June 2020

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24th June 2020

The Department of Health(1) makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 7, 10, 22 and 31 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971(2) as adapted by sections 7(9), 31(4) and 38 of that Act and now vested in it(3) and after consultation with the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in accordance with section 31(3) of that Act.

(1)

Formerly the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, see 2016 c. 5 (N.I.), s. 1(5)

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1971 c. 38. Section 7 was amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (c. 13) (“the 2011 Act”), Sch 17, para 7. Section 10 was amended by the 2011 Act, Sch 17, para 10. Section 22 was amended by s. 177(1) of, and para 12 of Sch 4 to, the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979 (c. 2). Section 31 has been amended by the Drugs Act 2005 (c. 17), s. 2, and the Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), Sch 7, para 122, and Sch 8, Part 13. Section 38 was amended by the 2011 Act, Sch 17, para 20. See the definition of “prescribed” in s. 37(1) (as adapted by s. 38), which is relevant to the powers being exercised

(3)

S.R. & O. (N. I.) 1973 No. 504, Article 5(a) and S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1), Article 3(6)

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