Drug offences consultation

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15 January 2020 Extended to 7 May 2020

Respond to the consultation:

Download the consultation documents:

Or use the online consultation.

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The Sentencing Council is issuing a new consultation on its proposed guideline on sentencing drug offences.

Related information

Which offences are covered by the guideline?

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971:

Psychoactive Substances Act 2016: