National Dangerous Drugs Control Board ACT

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Establishment of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board.

3. Constitution of the Board.

4. Acts or proceedings of the Board deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy or defect in the appointment of a member.

5. Remuneration of the members of the Board.

6. Meetings of the Board.

7. Powers of the Board.

8. Appointment of sub-committees.

9. Staff of the Board.

10. Appointment of officers from the public service to the staff of the Board.

11. Secrecy.

12. Fund.

13. Special grant or lease of Crown property to the Board.

11 of 1984,

41 of 1986,

21 of 1990.

AN ACT to establish the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board, to specify the powers of such Board and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 4th April, 1995]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board Act.

2. Establishment of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board.

(1) There shall be established a Board to be called the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (hereinafter referred to as the "Board”) which shall be the principal national institution charged with the formulation and review of a national policy relating to the prevention, control, treatment and rehabilitation of drug abusers.

(2) Subject to the general direction and control of the Minister, the Board shall be responsible for the administration of the provisions of this Act.

(3) The Board shall, by the name assigned to it by subsection (1), be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal and may sue and be sued in its corporate name.

3. Constitution of the Board.

(1) The Board shall consist of the following of members—

(a) one member who shall be the Chairman and three other members to be appointed by the Minister (hereinafter referred to as "appointed members”);

(b) the Secretary to the Ministry of the Minister in charge of the subject of Education or his nominee;

(c) the Inspector-General of Police or his nominee;

(d) the Director-General of Health Services or his nominee;

(e) the Principal Collector of Customs or his nominee;

(f) the Government Analyst or his nominee; and

(g) the Commissioner for Ayurveda or his nominee.

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