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"Narcotics" under the Narcotics Control Act 1976 is broader than "narcotics" under the Narcotics Act 1979. According to the Narcotics Control Act 1976 "narcotics" means narcotics under the law on narcotics, psychotropic substances under the law on psychotropic substances and volatile substances under the law on controlling the use of volatile substances, whereas the "narcotics" under the Narcotics Act 1979 does not include psychotropic substances and volatile substances which are separately controlled under the Psychotropic Substances Act 1975 and Emergency Decree on Controlling the Use of Volatile Substances 1990 respectively. Apart from those, some chemicals which can be used to produce narcotics are also controlled under the Narcotics Act 1979 and Commodities Control Act 1952.

narcotics
 narcotics  Narcotics Act 1979.
 psychotropic substances  Psychotropic Substances Act 1975.
 volatile substances  Emergency Decree on Controlling the Use of Volatile Substances 1990.
chemicals used to produce narcotics
 narcotics of category IV  Narcotics Act 1979.
 controlled commodities  Commodities Control Act 1952.

Groups of Narcotics Control Laws

  1. Law designating power and duties of competent official to controls narcotics :
  2. Laws on controlling of drugs :
  3. Laws providing special measures

For more details please contact :

Legal Affairs Division
Office of the Narcotics Control Board
5 Dindaeng Road, Phyathai
Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel. (66) 2245 9087 Fax. (66) 2245 9413

or visit The Council of State of Thailand web stie at http://www.krisdika.go.th

 
 
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