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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
Publication Type
Irish-related, Open Access, Article
Drug Type
Substances (not alcohol/tobacco)
Intervention Type
Crime prevention
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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