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7A .         Selling or supplying a thing knowing it will be used in hydroponic cultivation of prohibited plants

        (1)         A person who sells or supplies, or offers to sell or supply, to another, any thing that the person knows will be used to cultivate a prohibited plant contrary to section 7(1)(a) or (2) by hydroponic means commits an indictable offence.

        (2)         A court convicting a person of the offence under subsection (1) may, on the application of the Director of Public Prosecutions or a police prosecutor, in addition order that the person be prohibited for a period set by the court (but not exceeding 2 years) from selling or supplying, or offering for sale or supply, to another, any thing that may be used to cultivate plants by hydroponic means.

        (3)         A person who contravenes an order under subsection (2) is guilty of a simple offence.

        [Section 7A inserted: No. 52 of 2003 s. 29.]

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