Q&A Video Series – What is the penalty for possessing a prohibited drug?

Watch the first of our Question & Answer Video Series as we discuss the penalties for possessing a prohibited drug.The maximum penalty for possessing a prohibited drug in NSW is 2 years imprisonment.  If it is only your first offence, however, you can avoid a conviction by applying to the court for a Section 10 no conviction.

A Section 10 is a finding of guilt but the court exercises a discretion not to convict you, therefore, you will have no conviction next to your name.