An Act further to amend the Control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997
ACT NO. XXIV OF 2020
CONTROL OF NARCOTIC SUBSTANCES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2020
[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-I, 27th August, 2020]
No. F. 9(26)/2020-Legis. dated 26.8.2020.–The following Act of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) received the assent of the President on 24th August, 2020 and is hereby published for general information:-
WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997 (XXV of 1997), for the purposes hereinafter appearing;
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
1. Short title and commencement.–(1) This Act shall be called the Control of Narcotic Substances (Amendment) Act, 2020.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Amendment of Section 12, Act XXV of 1997.–In the Control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997 (XXV of 1997), in Section 12, in clause (c) after the word “declaration”, the words “or by employing any other means of concealment” shall be inserted.