2019 amendment to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975

Regulatory impact statement

Publication Date: 
07 March 2019

This Impact Analysis has been prepared by the Ministry of Health. It provides an analyses of the options for using a health based approach to drug use that focuses on prevention, harm reduction and early intervention for drug users and focuses enforcement powers and penalties on those who import, manufacture and supply dangerous synthetic drugs.

Note: There is one redaction in the Impact Assessment document to protect legal professional privilege.

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