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The charge of Supply Prohibited Drug on an Ongoing Basis is a very serious one. Generally, if you are found guilty, or plead guilty to this offence, you may be facing a jail sentence.
It is important to know your rights when charged with supply prohibited drug on an ongoing basis, and call a Criminal Defence Lawyer immediately.
Plead not guilty
In order to be convicted of this offence, the police must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that:
- You supplied a prohibited drug;
- On 3 or more occasions;
- For financial or material reward;
- During a period of 3 consecutive days.
If any of the above elements cannot be proven beyond reasonable doubt, then you will be found not guilty of the offence.
Our experienced criminal lawyers will advise you of your prospects of successfully defending any charge brought against you and fight to have you found not guilty of the offence.
If you agree with what the police are alleging against you, the way to get the best result is often to plead guilty as it demonstrates remorse and contrition as well as meaning that you will be entitled to a discount on your sentence. Alternatively, it may be the case that one of our experienced solicitors can negotiate with prosecutors for you to plead guilty to a less serious charge.
The maximum penalty for Supplying a prohibited drug on an ongoing basis varies depending on the weight and type of the prohibited drug. The maximum penalties range from a fine of $385,000.00 and/or 20 years imprisonment. Supplying a prohibited drug on an ongoing basis is considered an extremely serious offence. However, the penalties vary greatly depending on the weight and type of prohibited drug it is alleged you have supplied.
If you are charged with this offence, we advise that you contact one of our solicitors immediately.
Generally, penalties that a court can impose for any criminal offence in NSW are: