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Defending Yourself: Possession of an Illegal Drug

Defending Yourself: Possession of an Illegal Drug

Describes how to defend yourself if you are charged with possession of an illegal drug and what the prosecutor must prove to find you guilty. Includes sentencing information and how to get legal help.

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produced by
Legal Aid BC
produced in
2019
last reviewed
July 2023 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
 

Also available in:

French (PDF)


resource type
self-help & forms
tags
charged with a crime, defending yourself, summary offence, indictable offence, pleading not guilty, trials, sentences, crimes & offences, possession of an illegal drug, pleading guilty, Legal Aid BC, court protocol