THE NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES ACT 1985

THE NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES ACT 1985

 

CONTENTS

Sections

Particulars

CHAPTER I: PRELIMINARY
1 Short title, extent and commencement.
2 Definitions.
3 Power to add to or omit from the list of psychotropic substances.
4 Central Government to take measures for preventing and combating abuse of and illicit traffic narcotic drugs-, etc.
5 Officers of Central Government.
6 The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance Consultative Committee.
7 Officers of State Government.
7A National Fund for Control of Drug Abuse.
7B Annual report of activities financed under the Fund.
8 Prohibition of certain operations.
8A Prohibition of certain activities relating to property derived from offence.
9 Power of Central Government to permit, control and regulate.
9A Power to control and regulate controlled substances
10 Power of State Government to permit control and regulate.
11 Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, etc., not liable to distress or attachment.
12 Restrictions over external dealings in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substance.
13 Special provisions relating to coca plant and coca leaves for use in the preparation of flavouring agent.
14 Special provision relating to cannabis.
15 Punishment for contravention in relation to poppy straw.
16 Punishment for contravention in relation to coca plant and coca leaves
17 Punishment for contravention in relation to prepared opium.
18 Punishment for contravention in relation to opium poppy and opium.
19 Punishment for embezzlement of opium by cultivator.
20 Punishment for contravention in relation to cannabis plant and cannabis.
21 Punishment for contravention in relation to manufactured drugs and preparations.
22 Punishment for contravention in relation to psychotropic substances.
23 Punishment for illegal import into India, export from India or transhipment of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
24 Punishment for external dealings in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in contravention of Section 12.
25 Punishment for allowing premises, etc., to be used for commission of an offence.
25A Punishment for contravention of orders made under Section 9-A
26 Punishment for certain acts by licensee or his servants.
27 Punishment for illegal possession in small quantity for personal consumption of any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance or consumption of such drug or substance.
27A Punishment for financing illicit traffic and harbouring offenders
28 Punishment for attempts to commit offences.
29 Punishment for abetment and criminal conspiracy.
30 Preparation.
31 Enhanced punishment for certain offences after previous conviction
31A Death Penalty for certain offences after previous conviction
32 Punishment for offence for which no punishment is provided.
32A No suspension, remission or commutation in any sentence awarded under this Act.
32B Factors to be taken into account for imposing higher than the minimum punishment.
33 Application of Section 360 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958.
34 Security for abstaining from commission of offence.
35 Presumption of culpable mental state.
36 Constitution of Special Courts
36A Offences triable by Special Courts
36B Appeal and revision
36C Application of Code to proceedings before Special Court.
36D Transitional Provisions.
37 Offences to be cognizable and non-bailable.
38 Offence by companies.
39 Power of court to release certain offenders on probation.
40 Power of court to publish names, place of business etc, of certain offenders.
41 Power to issue warrant and authorisation.
42 Power of entry, search, seizure and arrest without warrant or authorisation.
43 Power of seizure and arrest in public places.
44 Power of entry, search, seizure and arrest in offences relating to coca plant, opium poppy and cannabis plant.
45 Procedure where seizure of goods liable to confiscation not practicable.
46 Duty of land holder to give information of illegal cultivation.
47 Duty of certain officers to give information of illegal cultivation.
48 Power of attachment of crop illegally cultivated.
49 Power to stop and search conveyance.
50 Conditions under which search of persons shall be conducted.
50A Power to undertake controlled delivery
51 Provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 to apply to warrants, arrests, searches and seizures.
52 Disposal of persons arrested and articles seized.
52A Disposal of seized narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
53 Power to invest officers of certain department with powers of an officer-in-charge of a police station.
53A Relevance of statements under certain circumstances.
54 Presumption from possession of illicit articles.
55 Police to take charge of articles seized and delivered.
56 Obligation of officers to assist each other.
57 Report of arrest and seizure.
58 Punishment for vexatious entry, search, seizure or arrest.
59 Failure of officer in duty or his connivance at the contravention of the provisions of this Act.
60 Liability of illicit drugs, substances, plants, articles and conveyances to confiscation.
61 Confiscation of goods used for concealing illicit drugs or substances.
62 Confiscation of sale proceeds of illicit drugs or substances.
63 Procedure in making confiscations.
64 Power to tender immunity from prosecution.
64A Immunity from prosecution to addicts volunteering for treatment
65 Omitted
66 Presumption as to document in certain cases.
67 Power to call for information, etc.
68 Information as to commission of offences.
68A Application
68B Definitions.
68C Prohibition of holding illegally acquired property.
68D Competent authority.
68E Identifying illegally acquired property.
68F Seizure or freezing of illegally acquired property.
68G Management of properties seized or forfeited under this Chapter.
68H Notice of forfeiture of property.
68I Forfeiture of property in certain cases.
68J Burden of proof.
68K Fine in lieu of forfeiture.
68L Procedure in relation to certain trust properties.
68M Certain transfers to be null and void.
68N Constitution of Appellate Tribunal.
68O Appeals.
68P Notice of order not be invalid for error in description.
68Q Bar of jurisdiction.
68R Competent authority and Appellate Tribunal to have powers of civil court.
68S Information to competent authority.
68T Certain officers to assist Administrator, competent authority and Appellate Tribunal.
68U Power to take possession.
68V Rectification of mistakes.
68W Finding under other laws not conclusive for proceedings under this Chapter.
68X Service of notices and orders.
68Y Punishment for acquiring property in relation to which proceedings have been taken, under this Chapter.
68Z Release of property in certain cases
69 Protection of action taken in good faith.
70 Central Government and State Government to have regard to international conventions while making rules.
71 Power of Government to establish centres for identification, treatment, etc. of addicts and for supply of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
72 Recovery of sums due to Government.
73 Bar of jurisdiction.
74 Transitional provisions.
74A Powers of Central Government to give directions
75 Power to delegate.
76 Power of Central Government to make rules.
77 Rules and notifications to be laid before Parliament.
78 Power of State Government to make rules.
79 Application of the Customs Act, 1962.
80 Application of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 not barred.
81 Saving of State and special laws.
82 Repeal and savings.
83 Power to remove difficulties.
84 SCHEDULE

 

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