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Central Statistics Office. (2015) Garda recorded crime statistics 2009 - 2013. Cork: Central Statistics Office.

External website: http://www.cso.ie/en/releasesandpublications/er/gr...

Group 10 controlled drug offences:
There were 15,372 recorded Controlled drug offences (ICCS 10) in 2013, a decrease of 6.6% since 2012. The number of drug offences had decreased every year since 2009. In 2013, almost 75% of recorded offences in this group were Possession of drugs for personal use (ICCS 1022) offences. (See website link above: table 2, section 10 for detail).

Relevant proceedings were taken for 10,246 Controlled drug offences recorded in 2013, with court proceedings commencing for 9,884 offences. Convictions were secured in 3,609 instances, while 1,036 offences were still pending. (See website link above: table 3, section 10 for detail).

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