The Misuse of Drugs and Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) (Amendment) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014

CitationSI 2014/1275
JurisdictionEngland & Wales

2014No. 1275

DANGEROUS DRUGS, ENGLAND AND WALES

DANGEROUS DRUGS, SCOTLAND

The Misuse of Drugs and Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) (Amendment) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014

16thMay2014

20thMay2014

10thJune2014

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 7, 10, 22 and 31 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971( 1), makes the following Regulations:

In accordance with section 31(3) of that Act the Secretary of State has consulted with the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs.

Citation, commencement and extent

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs and Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) (Amendment) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2014 and come into force on 10th June 2014.

(2) These Regulations extend to England and Wales and Scotland.

Amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001

2. The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001( 2) are amended as follows.

3. In Schedule 1 (controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 23, 26 and 27), after paragraph 1(p) insert-

"(q) Any compound (not being benzyl(???-methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyphenethyl)amine) structurally derived from mescaline, 4-bromo-2,5-dimethoxy-???-methylphenethylamine, 2,5-dimethoxy-???,4-dimethylphenethylamine,N-hydroxytenamphetamine, or a compound specified in sub-paragraph (c) or (d) above, by substitution at the nitrogen atom of the amino group with a benzyl substituent, whether or not substituted in the phenyl ring of the benzyl group to any extent;(r) Any compound (not being a compound for the time being specified in sub- paragraph (c) above) structurally derived from 1-benzofuran, 2,3-dihydro-1-benzofuran, 1H-indole, indoline, 1H-indene, or indane by substitution in the 6-membered ring with a 2-ethylamino substituent whether or not further substituted in the ring system to any extent with alkyl, alkoxy, halide or haloalkyl substituents and whether or not substituted in the ethylamino side-chain with one or more alkyl substituents.".

4. In paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 (controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 26 and 27), after "Levorphanol" insert-

"Lisdexamphetamine".

5. In paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 3 (controlled drugs subject to the requirements of regulations 14, 15 (except Temazepam) 16, 18, 22, 23, 24, 26 and 27), after "Temazepam" insert-

"Tramadol".

6. In Part 1 of Schedule 4 (controlled drugs subject...

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