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Act No. I of 2015 - Drug Dependence (Treatment not Imprisonment) Act

Twelfth Legislature (2013 - 2017)


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Published on 20 February 2015

Bill No. 76 - Drug Dependence (Treatment not Imprisonment) Bill

Objects and Reasons

The objects and reasons of this Bill are the introduction of a number of measures to facilitate and expedite proceedings concerning the possession of small quantities of prohibited drugs for personal use, for taking measures for the rehabilitation of persons accused with the commission of certain criminal offences who suffer from drug dependency, for the better administration of resources in the Law Courts and in the fight against trade in illegal narcotic substances.

Motion No. 189 - Drug Dependence (Treatment not Imprisonment) Bill