Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2019 Week 11 Hansard (Wednesday, 25 September 2019) . . Page.. 3919 ..
Schedules of amendments
Drugs of Dependence (Personal Cannabis Use) Amendment Bill 2018
Amendments moved by the Chief Minister
Proposed section 4, note 1, dot point
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• s 162 (Cultivation of 1 or 2 cannabis plants)
Proposed section 4, note 1, new dot points
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• s 171AAA (Cultivation of more than 4 cannabis plants at premises)
• s 171AAB (Cannabis plant cultivation—other offences)
• s 171AAC (Storage of cannabis)
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5 Cultivation of 1 or 2 cannabis plants
New section 162 (1A)
(1A) This section does not apply if the person—
(a) is 18 years old or older; and
(b) cultivates the plants in the ACT.
Note The defendant has an evidential burden in relation to the matters mentioned in s (1A) (see Criminal Code, s 58).
Proposed new section 171AA
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171AA Possessing cannabis
(1) A person commits an offence if the person possesses—
(a) 50g or less of dried cannabis; or
(b) 150g or less of cannabis that has been harvested and—
(i) is not dried cannabis; or
(ii) is a mixture of dried cannabis and cannabis that is not dried cannabis.