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The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law (1993)

Chapter ll

The aims of this Law are as follows:-
(a) to prevent the danger of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, which can cause degeneration of mankind, as a national responsibility;
(b) to implement the provisions of the United Nations Convention Against illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances;
(c) to carry out more effectively measures for imparting knowledge and education on the danger of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances and for medical treatment and rehabilitation of drug users;
(d) to impose more effective penalties on offenders in respect of offences relating to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances;
(e) to co-operate with the States Parties to the United Nations Convention, international and regional organizations in respect of the prevention of the danger of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.