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A person who supplies or knowingly takes part in the supply, of a prohibited drug, is guilty of an offence.

Under Section 25 of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW), a person found guilty of this offence is liable to imprisonment for 15 years, a 2,000 penalty units, or both. A person who supplies or knowingly takes part in the supply, in the amount of a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug, 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. A person who is above the age of 18 years, and who supplies, or knowingly takes part in the supply, of a prohibited drug (other than cannabis leaf) to a person under the age of 16 years old, 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. A person who is above the age of 18 years, and who supplies, or knowingly takes part in the supply, in the amount of a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug (other than cannabis leaf) to a person under the age of 16 years old, 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. A person who is above the age of 18 years, and who procures a person under the age of 16 years old to supply, or take part in the supply, of a prohibited drug (other than cannabis leaf) , 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.

A person who is above the age of 18 years, and who procures a person under the age of 16 years old to supply, or take part in the supply, in the amount of a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug (other than cannabis leaf) , 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. For the previous four charges, if the defendant had reasonable cause to believe that, at the time of the offence, the person whom the prohibited drug was supplied to was over the age of 16 years, the court might acquit the person of the offence and charge them under another offence within this section.

This article provides basic information only and is not a substitute for a professional or legal advice.

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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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