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Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offences: Drug-Related Articles - SI «IPFPEDM of МоН of Ukraine»

Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offences: Drug-Related Articles

Article 44. Illegal Production, Purchasing, Storage, Transportation, Shipment of Narcotic Drugs or Psychotropic Substances in Small Amounts Not for Selling Purposes

Illegal production, purchasing, storage, transportation, shipment of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances in small amounts not for selling purposes –

shall be punishable by a fine of 25 to 50 tax-free minimum incomes or community service for a period of 20 to 60 hours, or an administrative arrest for up to 15 days.

Any individual who voluntarily surrenders narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances that he or she has had in small quantities or which he or she has produced, manufactured, purchased, stored, transported, or shipped without selling purposes shall be released from the administrative liability for the actions stipulated in this Article.

Note. Small amounts of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances shall be defined by the central executive body that is responsible for shaping the state health care policy in cooperation with other central executive body that is authorized to shape the state police on narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, their analogues, and precursors, as well as on combating their illicit trafficking.

{Article 44 as last amended by Law of Ukraine № 5460-VI of 16.10.2012}

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