Drug Offences

by The Findlaw Team

Offences involving drugs and illicit substances can attract significant penalties in New Zealand that can result in a lengthy period in jail for anyone found guilty. The laws surrounding drug offences can be complex and technical and involve:
  • use of drugs
  • possession of drugs
  • cultivation and manufacturing of drugs and narcotic plants (marijuana, opium)
  • supply and trafficking
  • conspiracy, and
  • possession of implements or equipment to manufacture drugs

There are a wide range of criminal drug offences. They generally involve a number of technical elements and have a number of penalty levels.

Need help?

If you are in trouble with the law because of illicit substances, it is essential that you get good legal advice and representation. Find a lawyer on the FindLaw Directory who will be able to help you with a drug matter.

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