Statutory Instruments

The Misuse of Drugs (Scheduled Substances) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003

The purpose of these Regulations is to implement Council Directive 2001/8/EC of the 8 February 2001 (OJ No. L.39, 09.02.2001, p. 39), which amended Council Directive 92/109/EEC (OJ No. L.370, 19.12.1992, p. 76), on the manufacture and placing on the market of certain substances used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances

The substance norephedrine (otherwise known as phenylpropanolamine) and its salts are being added to the list of substances in Category 1 of the First Schedule to the Regulations. The effect of this is to place restrictions on the production, supply, importation and exportation of the substances concerned

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