Magistrates Court or District Court? – quantities less than 4g can be dealt with in the Magistrates Court. Quantities in excess of 4g must go to the District Court.
Intention to Sell or Supply
Any quantity above 2g automatically gives rise to that presumption of an intention to sell or supply. A person found in possession of less than 2g can in certain circumstances, depending on the evidence, also be charged with possession with intent to sell or supply.
Magistrates Court- $5000 and/ or 4 years’ imprisonment
District Court – $100 000 and/or 25 years’ imprisonment
For further information contact our criminal lawyers Max Crispe on 0407 440 078, Kate Crispe on 0415 058 950, Shirley Casey on 0458 850 033 or Mel McEwen on 0437 030 713.