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Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) (Amendment) Bill

This is the text of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) (Amendment) Bill, as passed by the House of Lords and introduced in the House of Commons on 23 April 1998.

Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) (Amendment) Bill
1.Manufacture and supply of scheduled substances.
2.Short title, commencement and extent.





An Act to amend section 12 of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Act 1990.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

Manufacture and supply of scheduled substances.     1. After subsection (1) of section 12 (manufacture and supply of scheduled substances) of the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) Act 1990 ("the 1990 Act") there shall be inserted the following subsection-
    "(1A) A person does not commit an offence under subsection (1) above if he manufactures or, as the case may be, supplies the scheduled substance with the express consent of a constable."
Short title, commencement and extent.     2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice (International Co-operation) (Amendment) Act 1998.
      (2) This Act shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.
      (3) This Act extends to Northern Ireland and to any colony or part of the British Islands to which the 1990 Act extends by virtue of an Order in Council made under section 32(4) of that Act.

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