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The offence of Manufacture Prohibited Drug is contained in section 24(1) of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 and states

Under Section 24 of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW), any person who manufactures or produces a prohibited drug, or knowingly takes part in the manufacture of a prohibited drug, is guilty of an offence.

A person found guilty of this offence is liable to imprisonment for 15 years, a 2,000 penalty units, or both. Any person who manufactures or produces a prohibited drug, or knowingly takes part in the manufacture of a prohibited drug, and exposes a child to the manufacturing or production process, or the associated substances, is guilty of an offence.

A person found guilty of this offence is liable to imprisonment for 18 years, a 2,400 penalty units, or both.

Any person who manufactures or produces a prohibited drug, or knowingly takes part in the manufacture of a prohibited drug, which is more than the prescribed amount for a commercial quantity, is guilty of an offence.

A person found guilty of this offence is liable to imprisonment for 20 years, a 3,500 penalty units, or both. Any person who manufactures or produces a prohibited drug, or knowingly takes part in the manufacture of a prohibited drug, which is more than the prescribed amount for a commercial quantity, and exposes a child to the manufacturing or production process, or the associated substances, is guilty of an offence.

A person found guilty of this offence is liable to imprisonment for 25 years, a 4,200 penalty units, or both.

Disclaimer : This article is just a summary of the subject matter being discussed and should not be regarded as a comprehensive legal advice for you to defend yourself alone. If you are charged with criminal offences, it is recommended that you seek legal assistance from criminal lawyers.

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