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Charleton, Peter (1995) Drugs and crime - making the connection: a discussion paper. Irish Criminal Law Journal, 5 . pp. 220-240.

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In this discussion paper, the author discusses the level of drug-related crime in Dublin. The author outlines the legislative framework as set out in the Misuse of Drugs Acts, 1977 and 1984 and the Misuse of Drugs Regulations, 1988. He also investigates the powers of investigation of the Gardai, and the situation in the courts and prisons when dealing with drug related offences. The author concludes with commentary on the current drug culture and some proposals for reform to tackle the growing drug problem.

 

Item Type:Article
Date:1995
Page Range:pp. 220-240
Publisher:Thomson Round Hall
Volume:5
Notes:First published in the Irish Criminal Law Journal, 1995, pp220-240, reproduced with kind permission of Thomson Round Hall'
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Subjects:M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Justice system > Law enforcement agency > Police (Garda)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > AOD laws > Drug laws
M Social sciences, economics, law and crime > Crime > AOD related crime
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