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National Drug Control Act 2013

Government of Bermuda Country Resources Substance Abuse Legislation Bermuda, United Kingdom 1 February 2013 Legislation/regulation prevention, substance use

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The Act clearly sets out the roles and responsibilities for the Department of National Drug Control in the prevention of drug abuse, the promotion of a coordinated system for treatment and rehabilitation of drug abusers, research, collection and analysis of data and the formulation and oversight of The National Drug Control Master Plan.
Specifically, the Act highlights the preparation of a five year National Drug Control Plan/ Strategy that addresses both drug demand reduction activities (Prevention and Treatment) and drug supply reduction activities (interdiction) along with action plans for implementation to address identified challenges.

The Act also highlights measures to ensure public safety in regards to the operations of drug treatment and drug prevention facilities, centers and programmes through licensing and registration processes.

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National Drug Control Act 2013
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