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LAW OF TURKMENISTAN

of October 9, 2004 No. 238-II

About drugs, psychotropic substances, precursors and measures of counteraction to their illicit trafficking

(as amended on 26-03-2016)

This Law determines the legal basis of state policy in the sphere of control of drug trafficking, psychotropic substances, precursors and establishes measures of counteraction to their illicit trafficking for the purpose of protection of public health, the state and public security.

Chapter I. General provisions

Article 1. Basic concepts

In this Law the following basic concepts are used:

drugs - substances of synthetic or natural origin, their medicines, including medicinal, and also the plants included in the List of the drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors which are subject to control according to the legislation of Turkmenistan, international treaties of Turkmenistan, including the Single convention of the UN on drugs of 1961 with the amendments made to it according to the Protocol of 1972 on amendments to the Single convention of the UN on drugs of 1961;

psychotropic substances - substances of synthetic or natural origin, their medicines, including the medicinal, and also natural materials included in the List of the drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors which are subject to control according to the legislation of Turkmenistan, international treaties of Turkmenistan, including the Convention of the UN on psychotropic substances of 1971;

precursors of drugs and psychotropic substances (further - precursors) - the substances used in case of production, production, conversion of drugs and psychotropic substances, included in the List of the drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors which are subject to control according to the legislation of Turkmenistan, international treaties of Turkmenistan, including the Convention of the UN on fight against illicit trafficking in drugs and psychotropic substances of 1988;

analogs of drugs and psychotropic substances - the substances of synthetic or natural origin forbidden for turnover in Turkmenistan not included in the List of the drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors which are subject to control in Turkmenistan, on chemical structure and properties similar to drugs and psychotropic substances, causing similar psychoactive action;

the medicine containing drugs or psychotropic substances (further - medicine) - the mix of substances in any physical condition containing one or several drugs or the psychotropic substances deposited in the List of drugs, the psychotropic substances and precursors which are subject to control in Turkmenistan; drug trafficking, psychotropic substances and precursors - the types of activity permitted and controlled according to the legislation of Turkmenistan connected with cultivation, collection and procurement of narkotikosoderzhashchy plants, development, production, production, conversion, storage, leave, realization, distribution, acquisition, use, transportation, transfer, import, export and destruction of drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors;

drug trafficking, psychotropic substances and precursors - the drug trafficking performed in violation of the law of Turkmenistan, psychotropic substances and precursors;

drug addiction - the disease caused by physical and (or) mental dependence on any drug, psychotropic substance or their analogs, leading to heavy violations of physical and mental functions of human body;

sick drug addiction (addict) - person who is in condition of physical and (or) mental dependence on any drug, psychotropic substance or their analogs and to which the specialized medical institution makes the diagnosis - "drug addiction";

illegal consumption of drugs or psychotropic substances - consumption of drugs or psychotropic substances without appointment of the doctor; evasion from medical examination, physical examination or treatment - intentional failure to carry out of the order of the law enforcement officer of rather medical examination, and is equal failure to carry out of appointments and recommendations of the doctor by person abusing drugs or psychotropic substances;

distribution of drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors - actions, as a result of which according to the procedure approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, company and organization (further - the companies (organization) receive in the sizes established for them drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors for implementation of their turnover;

acquisition of drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors - purchase, obtaining in exchange for other goods or things, as a loan or in gift, in debt repayment, and also assignment of the found drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors, collection of the plants containing narcotic substances (opium poppy and hemp (cannabis), other narkotikosoderzhashchy plants or their parts) if person understood that they are drugs, psychotropic substances, or precursors; storage of drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors - any conscious activity connected with finding of drugs, psychotropic substances or precursors in ownership at person in case of themselves, indoors, on the parcel of land in hiding place and other places.

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