Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Saved Pages

Save pages and articles you’re most interested in to read later on.

Section 13 Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985
Administration of Drugs to Others

Section 13 of the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 is Administration of Drugs to Others and is extracted below.

If you would like an experienced drug defence lawyer to provide accurate advice and outstanding representation for your Administration of Drugs to Others case, call Sydney Criminal Lawyers® today on (02) 9261 8881 for a free first appointment.

Our criminal lawyers are experts in defending drug charges and have a proven track record in obtaining superior results in all types of drug cases.

The Legislation

13 Administration of prohibited drugs to others

(1) A person who administers or attempts to administer a prohibited drug to another person is guilty of an offence.

(2) Nothing in this section renders unlawful the administration or attempted administration of a prohibited drug to another person by:
(a) a person licensed or authorised to do so under the Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966, or
(b) a person authorised to do so by the Secretary of the Department of Health.

(3) Nothing in this section renders unlawful the administration or attempted administration of a prohibited drug to a person for or to whom the prohibited drug has been lawfully prescribed or supplied.

The penalty is a fine of 20 penalty units or imprisonment for a term of 2 years, or both.

Why Sydney Criminal Lawyers®?

Choosing the right legal team to defend your reputation and interests can be a difficult process.

However, it is always important to look at a firm’s experience and results when making this decision.

At Sydney Criminal Lawyers®, we have extensive experience defending and winning some of the most complex criminal matters – so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands.

Our criminal law specialists will take the time in every case to carefully scrutinise all the evidence in order to identify problems with the prosecution case at an early stage in the proceedings.

Where issues are found, our lawyers will write to the prosecution asking to have the charges dropped on this basis – often sparing our clients the considerable time and expense associated with defended hearings.

However, should your matter proceed to court, our senior lawyers will represent you and present a strong defence case to maximise your chances of being found ‘not guilty.’

Our senior lawyers are highly skilled advocates who have been recognised for their expert knowledge of the criminal law, as well as their ability to obtain excellent results in difficult cases.

We can assist you in avoiding the harsh penalties imposed by the law if you simply wish to plead guilty – in these cases, our experienced advocates can prepare and present compelling sentencing submissions which focus on any positive factors of your case.

For the best defence in your case, get the experts on your side today. Call us now on
(02) 9261 8881 and book your FREE first conference
with our criminal law specialists.

Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment

Main Menu

Follow Us

Search Our Site enter search term and press GO

Saved Articles & Pages


Preferred date for conference
Preferred time for conference
Briefly describe your situation:
Do you have a court date?

Your Review & Rating * mandatory fields

Review Text *
Rating (optional)