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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 172

Possessing anabolic steroids

    (1)     A person commits an offence if the person possesses an anabolic steroid.

Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units, imprisonment for 6 months or both.

    (2)     Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who—

        (a)     is authorised under the Medicines, Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 2008

to manufacture, possess or supply the anabolic steroid; or

        (b)     obtained the anabolic steroid from someone who is authorised in accordance with paragraph (a) to supply the anabolic steroid to the person.

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