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Saturday, 24 March 2012

Drug Trafficking law in Trinidad and Tobago

Q: What is the sentence for drug trafficking in Trinidad and Tobago?

A: According to Section 5(5) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1991:

"...a person who commits the offence of trafficking in a dangerous drug or of being in possession of a dangerous drug for the purpose of trafficking is liable upon conviction on indictment to a fine of one hundred thousand dollars or, where there is evidence of the street value of the dangerous drug, three times the street value of the dangerous drug, whichever is greater, and to imprisonment for a term of twenty-five years to life."

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