SCHEDULE 28 Increase in Penalties for Drug-Related Offences
SCHEDULE 28 Increase in Penalties for Drug-Related Offences

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(1)     Schedule 4 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (prosecution and punishment of offences) is amended as follows.

(2)     In column 6 of that Schedule (punishments for offences under that Act committed in relation to Class C drugs), in each of the following entries, for “5 years” there is substituted “14 years”.

(3)     Those entries are the entries relating to the punishment, on conviction on indictment, of offences under the following provisions of that Act—

(a)     section 4(2) (production, or being concerned in the production, of a controlled drug),

(b)     section 4(3) (supplying or offering to supply a controlled drug

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