WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

An Act to require the Department of Public Health and Environmental Services to plan and drug rehabilitation and treatment programme

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Office of the Governor Country Resources Substance Abuse Legislation Northern Mariana Islands (Commonwealth of) 1 October 1991 Legislation/regulation drugs legislation, rehabilitation, substance use

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.

Print

Description

The purpose of this Act is to enact measures that will assist in the prevention of the importation of controlled substances into the Commonwealth; to impose more severe penalties for the importation, trafficking, distribution, delivery, and possession of drugs classified in Schedules I and I1 of controlled substances as defined in G CMC Division 2; to enhance the detection of illicit money laundering activities by amending the authority of the Customs Service to include the conducting of outbound searches and requiring the declaration of $10,000 or more in currency for passengers departing the Commonwealth; to prevent the flow of controlled substances between islands by amending the authority of the Customs Service to include inter-island searches; to require government planning for a drug rehabilitation and treatment program; and for other purposes.

Content

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.