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Cannabis: Crime

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice when the Penalty Notice for Disorder for cannabis possession will come into force. (241647)

The Penalty Notice for Disorder (PND) for possession of Class B drug (cannabis) will come into force in early 2009, subject to parliamentary approval.

Offences are added to the PND Scheme by means of secondary legislation subject to the affirmative resolution procedure.