PROHIBITED DRUGS AND THEIR LEGAL QUANTITIES

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Your drug charge will depend on the type and quantity of the Prohibited Drug. You can be charged with supply of a Small Quantity, Indictable Quantity, Commercial Quantity or Large Commercial Quantity of a Prohibited Drug. The relevant quantity changes depending on the drug.

Type of Prohibited DrugSmall QuantityIndictable QuantityCommercial QuantityLarge Commercial QuantityTraffickable Quantity (deemed Supply)
Cocaine1 gram5 grams250 grams1 kilogram3 grams
Ecstasy0.8 gram5 grams250 grams1 kilogram3 grams
Fentanyl0.0025 gram0.00125 gram0.00125 kilogram0.005 kilogram0.0075 gram
Heroin1 gram5 grams250 grams1 kilogram3 grams
Ketamine2.5 grams12.5 grams1.25 kilograms5 kilograms7.5 grams
Methylamphetamine1 gram5 grams0.25 kilograms0.5 kilograms8 grams
Oxycodone2.5 grams12.5 grams1.25 kilograms5 kilograms7.5 grams

 A full list of all Prohibited Drugs and their quantities is in Schedule 1 of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 .

See also:

Possession of Prohibited Drugs
Supply of Prohibited Drugs
Maximum Sentences for Drug Supply Charges

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