Kuwait's anti-drug law,
Regulation of their use and trafficking No. 74 / 1983
10. Anti-drug law and regulation of its use and trafficking (1-58)
01. Version Act (1-2)
02. Fetching, exporting and transporting (2-12)
03. Trafficking in substances and narcotics (10-19)
04. Possession of substances and preparations (15-22)
05. Production of narcotic substances and manufacture of medical preparations containing them (23-24)
06. Plants banned from cultivation (25-27)
07. General provisions (28-30)
08. Penalties (31-58)
10. Drug control law and regulation of its use and trafficking
(1 – 58)
10.1 – Issuing Act
(1 – 2)
Substances or narcotic products in the application of the provisions of this Law are the substances and preparations listed in Schedules 1 and 3, attached, excluding preparations listed in Schedule 2.
It is not permissible to import, export, produce, manufacture, own, acquire, possess, trade, buy, sell, transport, deliver or deliver materials, plants, narcotic products, dispensation, medical description, exchange or deposition in any capacity or to mediate in any other way. In the circumstances and under the conditions stipulated in this law.
10.2 – Fetch, Export and Transport
(2 – 12)
Substances or preparations may not be imported, exported or transported except under a written license from the Minister of Public Health.
In the event of a refusal of the license, the minister's decision to refuse shall be justified, and the relevant person who may complain about this decision within fifteen days of his notification to the Council of Ministers shall be informed.
The cabinet's decision in the complaint shall be final.
The Public Health Ministry establishes a special register in which persons and entities licensed to import and export narcotic substances or preparations are registered, and this register contains data issued by the Minister of Public Health.
An import or export license may only be granted to:
Managers of pharmacies, warehouses and licensed pharmaceutical factories.
Managers of chemical or industrial analysis laboratories or licensed scientific research.
Managers of licensed hospitals and non-governmental clinics.
Government agencies and recognized scientific institutes.
The Minister of Public Health has the right to refuse the required license.
The licensee in the import, export or transfer of narcotic substances must submit a request to the Ministry of Public Health stating his name, address of work, the name of the substances or narcotic preparations in full, their nature, the quantity to be brought or exported, and the approximate date does not matter with the reasons justifying the import or the Export as well as other data requested by the Ministry of Public Health.
The license issued by the Ministry of Public Health in this regard is void if it is not in effect within 90 days of its issuance.
The Minister of Public Health has the right to reject the application or reduce the amount described in it.
Substances or preparations that reach customs or export may only be delivered or exported under a release or export permit from the Ministry of Public Health explaining the statements issued by the Minister of Public Health.
In the case of import or export, customs and ports must receive the permission to release or export from the stakeholders and return it to the Ministry of Public Health, and a copy of this permit is kept with both customs, ports and the relevant authority.
The permit is considered null if it is not worked within 90 days of its issuance.
Substances or narcotics may only be released if they are registered in the records of the Ministry of Public Health and have been proven to be usable and conform to the specifications and data contained in the fetch permit under a report from the Drug Control Laboratory.
Substances or narcotics may not be imported, exported or transported in parcels containing other materials.
It must be sent, even as a sample, in insured packages and the full name, nature, quantity and proportion of the drug must be shown in the package.
10.3 – Trafficking in substances and narcotics
(10 – 19)
It is not permissible to trade in narcotic substances and preparations until a license has been obtained from the Minister of Public Health.
It is not permissible to grant the license referred to in articles 3 and 10 to:
Sentenced to a life-limiting sentence for a felony.
Convicted of one of the crimes stipulated in this law.
Convicted of one of the crimes of money or crimes of sexual assault, indecent assault, adultery, incitement to debauchery, prostitution and gambling. Or forgery or the use of false papers or perjury, as well as the convicted person to initiate one of these crimes.
– Those who have already been disciplined from public office for reasons of honor or honesty unless five years of the date of separation are permanently expired.
The trafficking of narcotic substances or preparations is not authorized except in a pharmacy, warehouse or pharmaceutical factory, and must meet the requirements set by the decision of the Minister of Public Health.
The directors of shops licensed to trade in narcotic substances and preparations may not sell, deliver or download them in any capacity except for persons and entities stipulated in Article 5 of this law, under license of the Ministry of Public Health, and the Minister of Public Health issues a decision on the conditions. Procedures for issuing such licences.
The Committee, which is stipulated in article 40, shall execute substances and narcotic sanods that are proven to be invalid or whose validity expires.
10.4 Possession of narcotic substances and preparations
(15 – 22)
Excluding the provisions of Article II, individuals may possess substances or preparations for their own use and for purely health reasons, within the limits of the quantities prescribed to them by doctors licensed to practice medicine in Kuwait and may not waive these substances or preparations to any other person, whatever the reasons.
The doctors referred to may not prescribe substances or narcotic preparations to any patient except for the purpose of proper medical treatment and in the case of not using any quantity by the patient must return it to the destination from which it was disbursed as the person in possession of this medicine for any reason to hand it over to the health centers that Determined by the Minister of Public Health.
Doctors who are authorized to practice medicine in Kuwait may obtain in their clinics certain substances or narcotic preparations intended for use when urgently necessary, provided that these substances are kept in their form, which is consistent with their medical use prepared for them, and that the doctor has a licensed private clinic. In Kuwait.
The doctor must observe the provisions of the possession of narcotic substances or preparations mentioned in article 28 of this Law and register them with the special register.
It is forbidden for the doctor to spend any amount of it to his patients in order to use it themselves, and it is forbidden to free himself a prescription of any amount of substances or narcotic preparations for his own use.
A doctor licensed to practice medicine in Kuwait may obtain an appropriate amount of narcotic substances and preparations to treat patients in emergency situations outside his or her samples.
The Minister of Public Health shall issue a decision on the procedures to be followed in the possession, preservation and return of these materials to the destination from which they were disbursed.
Pharmacists may only dispense narcotic substances or preparations by prescription from a doctor licensed to practice medicine in Kuwait or under a license from the Ministry of Health in accordance with article 13 of this law.
The Minister of Public Health makes a decision on the data and conditions to be met in the release of prescriptions under which narcotic substances or preparations are prescribed for dispensing from pharmacies.
Prescriptions are disposed of from books stamped with the seal of the Ministry of Public Health, and the Minister may specify the amounts that cannot be exceeded for each patient.
Prescriptions containing narcotic substances or preparations may not be dispensed one week after their release.
The prescriptions referred to in the previous materials are not mentioned to the holder, and it is forbidden to use them more than once, and must be kept in the pharmacy after proving the date of exchange and the number of its restriction in my book under the prescription and the dismissal of the pharmacy and the signature of the pharmacist, and gives the holder of the prescription proof proof of the disbursement of the amount spent from the pharmacy and the date Dismissed and signed by the pharmacist who exchanged and the pharmacy ring.
All substances and narcotics received at the pharmacy on the day of their arrival, as well as the expenditure, must be recorded on the same day as they are disbursed in a special book for the ward and the allowance, which is marked with the seal of the Ministry of Public Health.
All statements issued by the Minister of Public Health are recorded in this book.
By decision of the Minister of Public Health, the method of circulation of narcotic substances and preparations shall be regulated by all those entitled to import, export or use under Article 5, as well as hospitals and units of the Ministry of Public Health and private hospitals.
10.5 – Production of narcotic substances and the manufacture of medical preparations containing them
(23 – 24)
It is not permissible to produce, extract, separate or manufacture any of the substances listed in Schedules 1, 3 only to licensed pharmaceutical factories and with the permission of the Minister of Public Health.
It is not permissible in pharmaceutical factories to make preparations for the installation of narcotic substances until after the license stipulated in Article 10 is in the best possible conditions.
10.6 – Plants that are forbidden to be cultivated
(25 – 27)
Plants set out in Table 5 may not be cultivated.
It is not permissible to bring, export, possess, possess, trade, buy, sell, transport, deliver, deliver, exchange, remove from the plants listed in Schedule 5 in all stages of their growth, as well as seeds or mediate any such, with the exception of the plants described in Table 6.
The Minister of Public Health licenses government agencies and scientific institutes to grow any plant that is forbidden to be cultivated for scientific purposes or research under the conditions it sets for it.
He may authorize the bringing of table 5 plants and their seeds, in which case these plants and seeds are governed by chapters 1 and 2 of this law.
10.7 – General provisions
(28 – 30)
Anyone who is authorized to import, export, possess or trade in substances or narcotic safigures must first register the incoming and the money of these substances on the same day in a special register, which is numbered and stamped with the seal of the Ministry of Public Health, and includes the date of the roses or exchange, the name of the seller or buyer, and his address. It is the name of the substances or narcotic preparations in full, their nature, quantity and proportion, as well as all data determined by the Ministry of Public Health.
This register must be submitted to the representatives of the Ministry of Public Health at each request.
The managers of pharmacies and shops licensed to trade or use the said substances should send a written to the Ministry of Public Health within the first week following the end of each three months, a signed statement from them indicating the incoming and the money and the rest of those substances during the period mentioned. According to the models prepared by the Ministry for this purpose. This applies to hospitals, non-governmental clinics and doctors' clinics licensed to practice medicine in Kuwait.
The books provided for in articles 20, 21, 28 must be kept for ten years from the date of the last restriction, as shall the prescriptions provided in article 15 be preserved for the same period of the date set forth.
By decision of the Minister of Public Health, the schedules that are flying through this law may be amended by deleting, in addition to changing the proportions contained in them.