MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 23rd December, 2022

G. S. R. 899(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 76; read with section 52A; of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:-

CHAPTER-I
PRELIMINARY

1. Short title and commencement. – (1) These rules may be called the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Seizure, Storage, Sampling and Disposal) Rules, 2022.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Definitions. – (1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, –

(a) “Act” means the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985);

(b) “container” means a portable receptacle in which narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances are placed for convenience of movement;

(c) “Form” means the forms appended to these rules;

(d) “Magistrate” means the judicial magistrate;

(e) “package” means the narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances covered in paper or in a box.

(2) Words and expressions used herein and not defined, but defined in the Act shall have the same meanings as respectively assigned to them in the Act.

CHAPTER II

SEIZURE AND STORAGE OF SEIZED MATERIAL

3. Classification of seized material. – (1) The narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances seized under the Act shall be classified based on physical properties and results of the drug detection kit, if any, and shall be weighed separately.

(2) If the narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances are found in packages or containers, such packages and containers shall be weighed separately and serially numbered for the purpose of identification.

(3) All narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances found in loose form shall be packed in tamper proof bag or in container, which shall be serially numbered and weighed and the particular of drugs and the date of seizure shall also be mentioned on such bag or container:

Provided that bulk quantities of ganja, poppy straw may be packed in gunny bags and sealed in such way that it cannot be tempered with:

Provided further that seized concealing material such as trolley bags, backpack and other seized articles shall be sealed separately.

(4) The classification, weighing, packaging and numbering referred to in this sub-rule shall be done in the presence of search witnesses (Panchas) and the person from whose possession the drugs and substances was recovered and a mention to this effect shall invariably be made in the panchnama drawn on the spot of seizure.

(5) The detailed inventory of the packages, containers, conveyances and other seized articles shall be prepared and attached to the panchnama.

4. Designation of godowns. – (1) The godowns for storage of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances, conveyance and other articles seized under the Act shall be designated by,-

(a) the department and agencies of the Central Government whose officers have been delegated powers of an officer-in-charge of a police station under section 53 of the Act;

(b) The State Police and the department and agencies of the State Government whose officers have been delegated powers of an officer-in-charge of a police station under section 53 of the Act.

(2)  Godowns referred to in sub-rule (1) shall be identified taking into consideration the security aspect and juxtaposition to court of law and such godowns shall be placed under the over-all supervision and charge of an officer of Gazette rank of the department and agencies referred to in sub-rule (1).

5. Deposit in godowns. – (1) All seized materials referred to in sub-rule (1) of rule 3, after seizure under the Act shall be deposited by the seizing officer in the nearest godown designated under rule 4 within forty-eight hours from the time of seizure alongwith a forwarding memorandum in Form-1:

Provided that the said time period may be relaxed by further twenty-four hours after providing of reasonable justification by the officer to whom the seized material has been forwarded under sub-section (3) of Section 52 of the Act.

(2) The officer in-charge of a godown, before giving an acknowledgement of receipt in Form-2, shall satisfy himself that the seized materials are properly packed, sealed and in conformity with the details mentioned in Form-1.

(3) The officer, who had seized the material, shall hand over the acknowledgement of receipt of seized material in Form-2, alongwith all other documents relating to the seizure, to the Investigating Officer for further proceedings.

6. Storage of seized material in godown. – (1) After receipt of the seized material, the officer in-charge of the godown shall ensure that the seized material is properly arranged, case-wise, for quick retrieval.

(2) The officer in-charge of a godown shall maintain a register of material received in the godown in Form-3.

(3) All seized material, excluding the conveyances, shall be stored in safes and vaults with double lock.

7. Inspection of godown. – (1) The department and agencies referred to in rule 4 and the State Police shall designate an Inspecting Officer for each godown, who shall be higher in rank to that of the officer in-charge of the godown.

(2) The Inspecting Officer referred to in sub-rule (1) shall make periodical inspection of the godown, at least once in every quarter, and shall record his remarks in the godown register in Form-3 with respect to security, safety and early disposal of the seized material.

(3) The departments and agencies, referred to in rule 4 and the State Police shall maintain periodical reports and returns to monitor the safe receipt, deposit, storage, accounting and disposal of seized materials under the Act.

CHAPTER III
SAMPLING

8. Application to Magistrate. – After the seized material under the Act is forwarded to the officer-in-charge of the nearest police station or to the officer empowered under section 53 of the Act or if it is seized by such an officer himself, he shall prepare an inventory of such material in Form-4 and apply to the Magistrate, at the earliest, under sub-section (2) of section 52A of the Act in Form-5.

9. Samples to be drawn in the presence of Magistrate. – After application to the Magistrate under sub-section (2) of section 52A of the Act is made, the Investigating Officer shall ensure that samples of the seized material are drawn in the presence of the Magistrate and the same is certified by the magistrate in accordance with the provisions of the said-sub-section.

10. Drawing the samples. – (1) One sample, in duplicate, shall be drawn from each package and container seized.

(2) When the packages and containers seized together are of identical size and weight bearing identical marking and the contents of each package give identical results on colour test by the drugs identification kit, conclusively indicating that the packages are identical in all respects, the packages and containers may carefully be bunched in lots of not more than ten packages or containers, and for each such lot of packages and containers, one sample, in duplicate, shall be drawn:

Provided that in the case of ganja, poppy straw and hashish (charas) it may be bunched in lots of not more than fourty packages or containers.

(3) In case of drawing sample from a particular lot, it shall be ensured that representative sample in equal quantity is taken from each package or container of that lot and mixed together to make a composite whole from which the samples are drawn for that lot.

11. Quantity to be drawn for sampling. – (1) Except in cases of opium, ganja and charas (hashish), where a quantity of not less than twenty-four grams shall be drawn for each sample, in all other cases not less than five grams shall be drawn for each sample and the same quantity shall be taken for the duplicate sample.

(2) The seized substances in the packages or containers shall be well mixed to make it homogeneous and representative before the sample, in duplicate, is drawn.

(3) In case where seized quantities is less than that required for sampling, the whole of the seized quantity may be sent.

12. Storage of samples. – (1) Each sample shall be kept in heat-sealed plastic bags or heat-resistant glass bottle or apparatus, which shall be kept in a paper envelope, sealed properly and marked as original or duplicate, as the case may be.

(2) The paper envelope shall also bear the respective serial number of the package or container from which the sample had been drawn.

(3) The envelope containing the duplicate sample shall also have reference of the test memo and shall be kept in another envelope, sealed and marked ‘Secret-drug sample / Test memo’, to be sent to the designated laboratory for chemical analysis.

13. Despatch of sample for testing. – (1) The samples after being certified by the Magistrate shall be sent directly to any one of the jurisdictional laboratories of Central Revenue Control Laboratory, Central Forensic Science Laboratory or State Forensic Science Laboratory, as the case may be, for chemical analysis without any delay.

(2) The samples of seized drugs or substances shall be despatched to the jurisdictional laboratories under the cover of the Test Memo, which shall be prepared in triplicate, in Form-6.

(3) The original and duplicate of the Test Memo shall be sent to the jurisdictional laboratory alongwith the samples and the triplicate shall be retained in the case file of the seizing officer.

14. Expeditious Test.- The chemical laboratory shall submit its report to the court of Magistrate with a copy to the investigating officer within fifteen days from the date of receipt of the sample.

Provided that where quantitative analysis requires longer time, the results of the qualitative test shall be dispatched to the court of Magistrate with a copy to investigating officer within the said time limit on the original copy of the Test Memo and in the next fifteen days the result of quantitative test shall also be indicated on the duplicate Test Memo and sent to the court of Magistrate with a copy to the investigating officer.

15. Duplicate Sample and Remnants of Samples. – (1) Remnants of samples shall be returned with reference to the Test Memo to the office from which they were received within three months after the analysis by the laboratory.

(2)  Immediately after the acceptance of the test report by the court of Magistrate, the duplicate sample held by the Inquiry Officer shall be deposited in the godown referred to in rule 5 along with the remnants of the sample.

CHAPTER IV
DISPOSAL

16. Items that can be disposed of. – Having regard to the hazardous nature, vulnerability to theft, substitution and constraints of proper storage space, all narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances and conveyances, as soon as may be after their seizure, shall be disposed of in the manner determined under section 52A of the Act.

17. Officers who shall initiate action for disposal. – Any officer in-charge of a police station or any officer empowered under section 53 of the Act shall initiate action for disposal of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances or conveyances under section 52A of the Act after the receipt of chemical analysis report.

18. Application to Magistrate. – (1) The officer empowered under section 53 of the Act or if the materials are seized by such an officer himself, he shall apply to the Magistrate under sub-section (2) of section 52A of the Act in Form-5 at the earliest to allow the application under sub-section (3) of section 52A of the Act.

(2) After the Magistrate allows the application under sub-section (3) of section 52A of the Act, the officer referred to in sub-rule (1) shall preserve the certified inventory, photographs and samples drawn in the presence of the Magistrate as primary evidence for the case and submit details of the seized materials to the Chairman of the Drug Disposal Committee for a decision by the Committee on the disposal, and the said officer shall also send a copy of the details along with the seized materials to the officer-in-charge of the godown.

19. Drug Disposal Committee.- The Head of the Department of each Central drug law enforcement agency and State drug law enforcement agency shall constitute one or more Drug Disposal Committees comprising of three Members each which shall be headed by an officer not below the rank of the Superintendent of Police or Joint Commissioner of Customs and Central Goods and Services Tax, Joint Director of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence or officers of equivalent rank and every such Committee shall be directly responsible to the Head of the Department.

20. Functions of the Drug Disposal Committee. – The functions of the Drug Disposal Committee shall be to, –

(a) meet as frequently as possible and necessary;

(b) conduct a detailed review of seized items pending disposal;

(c) order disposal of seized items, and

(d) advise the respective investigation officers or supervisory officers on the steps to be initiated for expeditious disposal.

21. Procedure to be followed by the Drug Disposal Committee with regard to disposal of seized materials. – (1) The officer-in-charge of the godown shall prepare a list of all the seized materials that have been certified under section 52A of the Act and submit it to the Chairman of the concerned Drug Disposal Committee.

(2) After examining the list referred to in sub-rule (1) and satisfying that the requirements of section 52A of the Act have been fully complied with, the Members of the concerned Drug Disposal Committee shall endorse necessary certificates to this effect and thereafter that Committee shall physically examine and verify the weight and other details of each of the seized materials with reference to the seizure report, report of chemical analysis and any other documents, and record its findings in each case.

(3) In case of conveyance, the committee shall verify the engine number, chassis number and other
details mentioned in panchnama and certify the inventory thereof.

22. Power of Drug Disposal Committee for disposal of seized material. – The Drug Disposal Committee can order disposal of seized materials up to the quantity or value indicated in the following Table, namely: –

TABLE

Sl. No. Name of item Quantity per consignment
(1) (2) (3)
1. Heroin 5 Kilogram
2. Hashish (Charas) 100 Kilogram
3. Hashish oil 20 Kilogram
4. Ganja 1000 Kilogram
5. Cocaine 2 Kilogram
6. Mandrax 3000 Kilogram
7. Poppy straw Up to 10 Metric Tonne.
8. Other narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, or controlled substances Upto a quantity of 500 Kilogram or 500 Litre
9. Conveyances Upto a value of Rs. 50 Lakhs:

Provided that if the consignments are larger in quantity or of higher value than those indicated in the Table, the Drug Disposal Committee shall send its recommendations to the Head of the Department who shall order their disposal by a high-level Drug Disposal Committee specially constituted in this regard.

23. Mode of disposal. – (1) Opium, morphine, codeine and thebaine shall be disposed of by transferring to the Government Opium and Alkaloid Works under the Chief Controller of Factories.

(2) In case of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances other than those mentioned in sub-rule (1), the Chief Controller of Factories shall be intimated by the fastest means of communication available, the details of the seized materials that are ready for disposal.

(3) The Chief Controller of Factories shall indicate within fifteen days of the date of receipt of the communication under sub-rule (2), the quantities of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, if any, that are required by him to supply as samples under rule 67B of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Rules, 1985.

(4) The quantities of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, if any, as required by the Chief Controller of Factories under sub-rule (3) shall be transferred to him and the remaining quantities of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of sub-rules (5), (6) and (7).

(5) Narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances having legitimate medical or industrial use, and conveyances shall be disposed of in the following manner:

(a) narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances which are in the form of formulations and labelled in accordance with the provisions of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (23 of 1940) and rules made thereunder may be sold, by way of tender or auction or in such other manner as may be determined by the Drug Disposal Committee, after confirming the composition and formulation from the licensed manufacturer mentioned in the label, to a person fulfilling the requirements of the said Act and the rules and orders made thereunder:

Provided that a minimum of 60% of the shelf life of the seized formulation remains at the time of such sale;

(b) narcotic drugs, psychotropic substance and controlled substances seized in the form of formulations and without proper labelling shall be destroyed;

(c) narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances seized in bulk form may be sold by way of tender or auction or in such other manner as may be determined by the Drug Disposal Committee, to a person fulfilling the requirements of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 (23 of 1940) and the Act, and the rules and orders made thereunder, after confirming the standards and fitness of the seized substances for medical purposes from the appropriate authority under the said Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and the rules made thereunder;

(d) controlled substances having legitimate industrial use may be sold, by way of tender or auction or in such other manner as may be determined by the Drug Disposal Committee, to a person fulfilling the requirements of the Act and the rules and orders made thereunder;

(e) seized conveyances shall be sold by way of tender or auction as may be determined by the Drug Disposal Committee.

(6) Narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances which have no legitimate medical or industrial use or such quantity of seized substance which is not found fit for such use or could not be sold shall be destroyed.

(7) The destruction referred to in clause (b) of sub-rule (5) and sub-rule (6) shall be by incineration in incinerators fitted with appropriate air pollution control devices, which comply with emission standards and such incineration may only be done in places approved by the State Pollution Control Board or where adequate facilities and security arrangements exist and in the latter case, in order to ensure that such incineration may not be a health hazard or polluting, the consent of the State Pollution Control Board or Pollution Control Committee, as the case may be, shall be obtained, and the destruction shall be carried out in the presence of the Members of the Drug Disposal Committee.

24. Intimation to Head of Department on destruction. –The Drug Disposal Committee shall intimate the Head of the Department regarding the destruction referred in sub-rule (7) of rule 23, at least fifteen days in advance so that, in case he deems fit, he may either himself conduct surprise checks or depute an officer for conducting such surprise checks and after every destruction operation, the Drug Disposal Committee shall submit to the Head of the Department a report giving details of destruction.

25. Certificate of destruction. – (1) A certificate of destruction in Form-7 shall be prepared in triplicate and signed by the Chairman and Members of the Drug Disposal Committee.

(2) The original copy of the certificate of destruction shall be pasted in the godown register after making necessary entries to this effect, the duplicate to be retained in the seizure case file and the triplicate copy shall be kept by the Drug Disposal Committee.

26. Receipt by Government Opium and Alkaloid Works. – (1) As and when seized narcotic drug, psychotropic substance, or controlled substance is transferred to the Government Opium and Alkaloid Works, it shall issue a certificate in Form-8, acknowledging the receipt of such transfer, which shall be signed by an authority as may be decided by the Chief Controller of Factories.

(2) The Government Opium and Alkaloid Works shall maintain a register in Form-9 containing details of seized narcotic drug, psychotropic substance, and controlled substance transferred to it, which shall be signed by an authority as may be decided by the Chief Controller of Factories and which shall be preserved for a period of twenty-five years from the date of last entry.

27. Certificate of Disposal. – (1) As and when the seized narcotic drug, psychotropic substance, controlled substance or conveyance is transferred to the Government Opium and Alkaloid Works or sold by way of tender or auction or in any other manner determined by the Drug Disposal Committee, a certificate of disposal in Form-10 shall be prepared in triplicate and signed by the Chairman and Members of the Drug Disposal Committee.

(2) The original copy of the certificate of disposal shall be pasted in the godown register after making necessary entries to this effect, the duplicate copy shall be retained in the seizure case file and the triplicate copy shall be kept by the Drug Disposal Committee.

28. Communication to Narcotics Control Bureau. – (1) The Head of the Department of each Central drug law enforcement agency and State drug law enforcement agency shall submit a quarterly report in Form-11 to the Narcotics Control Bureau giving details of action taken for disposal of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances and conveyances under section 52A of the Act.

(2) The return for a quarter shall be submitted before the last day of the month following that quarter.

Explanation. – For the removal of doubts, it is hereby clarified that for the purpose of sub-rule (2) the expression “quarter” shall be January to March, April to June, July to September and October to December of every year.

CHAPTER IV

MISCELLANEOUS

29. Repeal and savings. – (1) The Standing Order No. 1/88, dated the 15th March, 1988, Standing Order No 2/88, dated the 11th April, 1988, issued by the Narcotics Control Bureau, Standing Order No. 1/89, dated the 13th June, 1989, issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R.339(E), dated the 10th May, 2007 and the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R.38(E), dated the 16th January, 2015 are hereby repealed.

(2)  Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken under any of the Standing Order or notification repealed by sub-rule (1) shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of these rules, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provision of these rules.

[F. No-N-16011/07/2018-NC-II]

VINOD KUMAR, Director

FORM-1
[See rule 5(1)]
[To be prepared in duplicate]
Forwarding Memorandum to Godown by the Seizing Officer

1. NDPS Crime No. [as per crime and prosecution register under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985)]

2. Name and address of the accused

3. Place, Date and Time of Seizure

4. Description (physical properties) of items in each sealed package / container

5. Results of test done, if any, by drug detection kit

6. Quantity in each sealed package / container

7. No. of packages / containers, material wise, containing similar material

8. Total Number of Packages / Containers

9. Total Number of Conveyances

10. Description of each conveyance, such as type, make, manufacturer name, colour, etc., alongwith identification number associated with each conveyance, such as registration number, engine number, chasis number, etc.

11. Description of animal used as conveyance

Place:

Date:

Time:

Signature of the Officer-in-charge of the Godown
with Full Name, Designation and official Seal

FORM-2
[See rule 5(2)]

Acknowledgement by Officer-in-charge of a Godown

Received ___ number of packages / containers and __ number of conveyances, from_______________ , as per details in Form-1 duly signed by him and endorsed by the undersigned (Original copy of Form-1 retained and duplicate copy thereof is enclosed), and entered in godown register vide entry No. ____.

Place:                                                                                                               Signature of the Officer-in-charge of the Godown

Date:                                                                                                                with Full Name, Designation and official Seal Time:

FORM-3

[See rule 6(2)]

Register of material received in Godown

Godown Register No.____ Name of the Officer-in-charge of the Godown
Year

1. Godown Entry Sl. No:

2. NDPS Crime No:

3. Name/designation/address of the seizing / depositing officer:

4. Facsimile of the seal put on the packages / containers by the seizing officer:

5. Name and address of the accused:

6. Place, Date and Time of Seizure:

7. Date and time of deposit in godown:

8. Description (physical properties) of items in each sealed package / container:

9. Gross Quantity in each sealed package / container:

10. Net quantity after taking sample in the presence of the Magistrate:

11. No. of packages / containers, material wise, containing similar material:

12. Total Number of Packages / Containers:

13. Total Number of Conveyances:

14. Description of each conveyance, such as type, make, manufacturer name, colour, etc., alongwith identification number associated  with each conveyance, such as registration number, engine number, chassis number, etc:

15. Description of animal used as conveyance:

16. Particulars of exit and re-entry for exhibiting in court:

17. Whether Magistrate has allowed the application moved under Section 52A (mention details):

18. Date and time of removal for disposal:

19. Certificate of destruction / disposal, as the case may be :

20. Remarks of the Inspecting Officer:

FORM-4

[See rule 8]

INVENTORY OF SEIZED MATERIAL

[Under sub-section (2) of Section 52A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985]

Case No.—————————————–

Seizing agency:————————–

Seizing officer: ————————-

Date of seizure:————————

Place of seizure:—————————

Name and designation of the officer preparing this inventory: ———————–

TABLE

Sl. No. Description of the items seized Quality Quantity Mode of packing Mark and numbers Other identifying Particulars of seized items or packing Country of origin Remarks
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Signature, name and designation of the officer

Certification by the Magistrate under sub-section (3) of section 52A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985

Whereas the above officer applied to me under sub-section (2) section 52A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985 to certify the above inventory and sub-section (3) of that section requires any Magistrate to whom an application is made to allow the application as soon as may be, I, having been satisfied that the above inventory is as per the seizure documents and the consignments of seized materials related to the case presented before me, certify the correctness of the above inventory.

Signature, name and designation of the Magistrate

FORM-5

[See rule 8 and rule18(1)]

APPLICATION FOR DISPOSAL OF SEIZED NARCOTIC DRUGS, PSYCHOTROPIC SUBTANCES, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND CONVEYANCES UNDER SUB-SECTION (2) OF SECTION 52A OF NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES ACT, 1985

[Application to be made by the officer in-charge of a police station or an officer empowered under section 53 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985who has custody of the material seized under the said Act]

To

Learned Magistrate,

Sir,

Sub: Application for certification of correctness of inventory, photographs and samples of seized narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances and conveyances

1. All narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances and conveyances have been identified by the Central Government under section 52A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985 as vulnerable to theft and substitution vide Notification No…………. dated………………

2. As required under sub-section (2) of section 52 A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985, I submit the enclosed inventory of seized material and request you to-

(a) certify the correctness of the inventory;

(b) permit taking, in your presence, photographs of the seized items in the inventory and certify such photographs as true; and

(c) allow drawing of representative samples in your presence and certify the correctness of the list of samples so drawn.

3. I request you to allow this application under sub-section (3) of section 52 A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,1985 so that the seized narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances or conveyances can thereafter be disposed of as per sub-section (1) of section 52Aof the said Act retaining the certificate, photographs and samples as primary evidence as per sub-section (4) of section 52A.

Yours faithfully,

Signature, name and designation of the officer

Date:

CERTIFICATE BY THE MAGISTRATE UNDER SUB-SECTION (3) OF SECTION 52A OF THE NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES ACT,1985

I allow the above application under sub-section (3) of section 52A of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 and hereby, certify the correctness of the enclosed inventory, the enclosed photographs taken and the list of samples drawn in my presence.

Signature, name and designation of the Magistrate

Date:

FORM 6
[See rule 13(2)]
TEST MEMO

Name and address of
the seizure organisation

================================================================

Section –I (for use by the Seizing Officer)

1. Crime No.

2. Name and Address of the Officer(s) drawing sample:

3. Name and address of the accused(s):

4. Alleged description of drug and Weight of samples (net weight):

5. Date and time of seizure:

6. Place of Seizure:

7. Date of draw of sample:

8. No. of samples and marking on each of them for identification:

9. (a) Description of Seal:

(b) No. of seal put on samples:

10. Facsimile of the seal:

Name and signature of the forwarding Officer

SECTION-II FOR USE IN THE LABORATORY

1. Date of receipt in the laboratory:

2. Weight (Net Weight) as found in the laboratory:

3. Date of conducting result of: –

(a) Qualitative Test:

(b) Quantitative Test:

(c) General observation of the Chemist:

Name and signature of the Chemist

FORM-7

[See rule 25]

CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION

This is to certify that the following narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and controlled substances, were destroyed in our presence-

1. Case No.

2. Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance:

3. Seizing agency:

4. Seizing officer:

5. Date of seizure:

6. Place of Seizure:

7. Godown entry number:

8. Gross weight of the drug seized:

9. Net weight of the narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances destroyed (after taking samples, etc.):

10. Where and how destroyed:

Signature(s), name(s) and designation(s) of Chairman and Members of the Drug Disposal Committee.

FORM-8

[See rule 26(1)]

CERTIFICATE BY GOVERNMENT OPIUM AND ALKALOID WORKS

Reference No ________

Date ________

This is to certify that the following narcotic drugs / psychotropic substances / controlled substances were received in the Government Opium and Alkaloid Works:

1. Case No:

2. Seizing agency:

3. Seizing officer:

4. Date of seizure:

5. Place of Seizure:

6. Godown entry number:

7. Detail of the Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance received in the Government Opium and Alkaloid Works:-

(a) Name of the Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance

(b) Net weight of the Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance received (if more than one drug and/or substance, net weight of the each to be specified)

8. Receipt of the aforesaid Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance has been entered in the register at Sl No._______ .

Signature, name, designation, office address of the officer authorised to sign this certificate as provided in rule 26.

FORM-9

[See rule 26 (2)]

REGISTER OF RECEIPT OF NARCOTIC DRUG / PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCE / CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TO BE MAINTIANED BY GOVERNMENT OPIUM AND ALKALOID WORKS

1. Sl No:

2. Case No:

3. Seizing agency:

4. Seizing officer:

5. Date of seizure:

6. Place of Seizure:

7. Godown entry number:

8. Name of the Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance:

9. Net weight of the Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance received (if more than one drug or substance, net weight of the each to be specified with consecutive serial number):

10. Reference No. and Date of the Certificate issued for receipt of the aforesaid Narcotic Drug/Psychotropic Substance/Controlled Substance:

Signature, name, and designation of the officer authorized to sign the certificate as provided in rule 26.

FORM-10

[See rule 27]

CERTIFICATE OF DISPOSAL

This is to certify that the following narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances, and conveyances were disposed of:-

1. Case No:

2. Seizing agency:

3. Seizing officer:

4. Date of seizure:

5. Place of Seizure:

6. Godown entry number:

7. Detail of the Narcotic Drug / Psychotropic Substance / Controlled Substance: –

(a) Name of the drug / substance:

(b) Gross weight of the drug / substance seized (if more than one drug or substance, gross weight of the each to be specified):

(c) Net weight of the drug / substance after taking samples (if more than one drug and/or substance, net weight of the each to be specified):

(d) Quantity transferred to Government Opium and Alkaloid Works:

(e) Reference No. and Date of the Certificate issued by Government Opium and Alkaloid Works:

(f) Quantity sold:

(g) Sale proceeds realised (in Rupees):

(h) To whom sold:

8. Detail of the conveyance: –

(a) Registration Number of the conveyance:

(b) Description of the conveyance (manufacturer, model, colour, etc. to be specified):

(c) Identification numbers of the conveyance, such as engine number, chassis number, etc., to be specified:

(d) Sale proceeds realised (in Rupees):

(e) To whom sold:

Signature(s), name(s) and designation(s) of Chairman and Members of the Drug Disposal Committee.

FORM-11
[See rule 28]

QUARTERLY REPORT TO BE SUBMITTED BY
THE HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY/ STATE
DRUG LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
TO THE NARCOTICS CONTROL BUREAU

Report for the quarter ending ____________________________ Date

Name and address of the law enforcement agency:

1. Number of cases at the beginning of the quarter

2. Number of new cases during the quarter

3. Total number of cases (1+2):

4. Out of the total number of cases at 3 above, number of cases where application has been moved under sub-section 2 of section 52A of the Act:

5. Number of cases where application moved under sub-section 2 of section 52A of the Act has been allowed under sub-section (3) of the said section 52A:

6. Out of the cases at 5 above, number of cases where seized material has been disposed of

Signature, name, designation, office address of the officer authorised by the Head of Department of Central Law Enforcement Agency/ State Law Enforcement Agency to sign this certificate.

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