Importing And Exporting Border Controlled Precursors
– section 307.13 of the Criminal Code Act 1995
- A man imports 600 grams of pseudoephedrine into Australia for his own use.
- A woman exports 5kgs of Ephedrine.
- You did not import or export a Border Controlled Precursor.
- You had no reason to believe it was a Border Controlled Precursor.
Questions in cases like this
- Can they prove you imported or exported the precursor?
- Do you have a lawful reason as to why you imported the substance?
Maximum penalty and court that deals with this chargeThe maximum penalty for this offence is imprisonment for 7 years or a fine of 1,400 penalty units, or both.
This offence is normally heard in the County Court, depending on the weight of the precursor.
The section that covers this offence is section 307.13 of the Criminal Code Act 1995.
What is the legal definition of Importing and Exporting Border Controlled Precursors?A person intentionally or recklessly imported or exported a substance that is a border controlled precursor.
“Did you import or export something that can be used to make drugs?”