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INDUSTRIAL HEMP AMENDMENT BILL 2018

                 Western Australia


 Industrial Hemp Amendment Bill 2018

                     Contents

     Part 1 -- Preliminary
1.   Short title                          2
2.   Commencement                         2
     Part 2 -- Industrial Hemp Act 2004
          amended
3.   Act amended                          3
4.   Section 3 amended                    3
     Part 3 -- Misuse of Drugs Act 1981
          amended
5.   Act amended                          4
6.   Section 3 amended                    4




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                      LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL


       Industrial Hemp Amendment Bill 2018

                               A Bill for


An Act to --
•  amend the Industrial Hemp Act 2004 to increase the permitted
   level of tetrahydrocannabinol in industrial hemp to no more
   than 1%; and
•  consequentially amend the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981.



The Parliament of Western Australia enacts as follows:




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    Industrial Hemp Amendment Bill 2018
    Part 1          Preliminary

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1                          Part 1 -- Preliminary
2   1.       Short title
3            This is the Industrial Hemp Amendment Act 2018.

4   2.       Commencement
5            This Act comes into operation as follows --
6             (a) Part 1 -- on the day on which this Act receives the
7                   Royal Assent;
8             (b) the rest of the Act -- on a day fixed by proclamation,
9                   and different days may be fixed for different provisions.




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                                       Industrial Hemp Amendment Bill 2018
                          Industrial Hemp Act 2004 amended          Part 2

                                                                           s. 3



1        Part 2 -- Industrial Hemp Act 2004 amended
2   3.    Act amended
3         This Part amends the Industrial Hemp Act 2004.

4   4.    Section 3 amended
5         In section 3(1) in the definition of industrial hemp delete
6         "0.35%" and insert:
7

8         1%
9




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     Part 3          Misuse of Drugs Act 1981 amended

     s. 5



1             Part 3 -- Misuse of Drugs Act 1981 amended
2    5.        Act amended
3              This Part amends the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981.

4    6.        Section 3 amended
5              In section 3(1) in the definition of processed industrial hemp
6              paragraph (a) delete "0.35%" and insert:
7

8              1%
9


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