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Possessing offence—presumption if controlled precursor possessed to manufacture controlled drug

    (1)     This section applies if, in a prosecution for an offence against section 612 (5) (Possessing controlled precursor), it is proved that the defendant possessed a controlled precursor with the intention of using any of it to manufacture a controlled drug.

    (2)     It is presumed, unless the contrary is proved, that the defendant had the intention or belief about the sale of the drug required for the offence.

Note     The defendant has a legal burden in relation to the matters mentioned in s (2) (see s 59).

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