Report

Major drug offences: current sentencing practices

17 Mar 2015
Description

Examines sentences from 2008-09 to 2012-13 for cultivating a commercial quantity of narcotic plants, trafficking in a drug of dependence in a commercial quantity, and trafficking in a drug of dependence in a large commercial quantity.

Introduction

This report examines current sentencing practices from 2008–09 to 2012–13 (the reference period) for three major drug offences (the reference offences):

  • cultivating a commercial quantity of narcotic plants;
  • trafficking in a drug of dependence in a commercial quantity; and
  • trafficking in a drug of dependence in a large commercial quantity.
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2015
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