Possession of tablet press is a very rare charge.
In essence to prove this charge the Police must show that the accused possessed a tablet press without being authorized by or license under this Act.
Defences to this can include factual disputes or a lack of intent. That could be that you were not actually in possession of the tablet press or that it was someone else who was in possession of it.
You would expect this charge to be part of a range of charges including drug trafficking charges.
You should ring us and discuss your case if you have been charged.
Deciding on whether to plead guilty or not has important implications for you and should be made after proper discussions with a criminal lawyer. This is the sort of charge that is likely to carry a gaol term as the Courts consider that without tablet presses there would not be illicit tablets being manufactured.
This is legislation that comes from section 71C of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981.
Further information on Possession of tablet press
In a case of Possession of tablet press, the following defences may be applicable to the charge:
What penalties can be imposed for a charge of Possession of tablet press?
- Deferral of Sentencing
- Without Conviction Order
- Adjournment of the Charges on Undertaking (Good Behaviour Bond)
- Community Corrections Order
- Suspended Prison Sentence
- Term of Imprisonment
What is the legislation for the charge of Possession of tablet press?
The legislation for this offence can be found on section 71C of Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981.
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Need further legal advice on this charge?
Contact one of our solicitors specialising in cases of Possession of Tablet Press, Andrew George.