It shall be redefined in which cases fines and imprisonment shall be imposed for the illicit manufacture, acquisition, storage, transportation or shipment of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances without the purpose of delivery.

APA reports that this is reflected in the proposed amendments to the Criminal and Administrative Offenses Codes.

Thus, under the current Criminal Code, unlawful acquisition, storage, preparation, processing, or transportation of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances in excess of personal consumption without the purpose of sale is punishable by one to three years 'imprisonment or up to three years' imprisonment. is punished by.

According to the Code of Administrative Offenses, illegal consumption of drugs, psychotropic substances, production, acquisition, storage, transportation or shipment in the amount of personal consumption without the purpose of sale is punishable by a fine of 300 to 400 manat. if the application of these measures is not considered sufficient, administrative detention for a period of up to two months shall be applied.

According to the proposed amendment to the Criminal Code, illegal acquisition, storage, preparation, processing and transportation of large quantities

of drugs or psychotropic substances without the purpose of sale will be

punished by restriction of liberty for one to three years or imprisonment for up to three years.

These acts, committed in large numbers, are punishable by imprisonment for a term of three to eight years.

These acts, especially in large numbers, are punishable by eight to fifteen years in prison.

Administrative liability is established for the

illegal consumption of drugs, psychotropic substances and their preparation in

small quantities without the purpose of sale.

Thus, according to the proposed amendment to the Code of Administrative Offenses, illegal consumption of drugs, psychotropic substances, preparation, acquisition, storage, transportation or shipment in small quantities without the purpose of sale is punishable by a fine of three hundred to four hundred manats. If the application of these measures is not sufficient, taking into account the identity of the perpetrator, administrative detention for up to two months will be applied.

The bill was discussed at a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Legal Policy and State Building today and recommended to the plenary session of the parliament.

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