Cannabis for Private Purposes Act 7 of 2024 (English / Sepedi)

7 of 2024

The Cannabis for Private Purposes Act 7 of 2024 intends:

  • to:
    • respect the right to privacy of an adult person to use or possess cannabis;
    • regulate the use or possession of cannabis by an adult person;
    • provide for an alternative manner by which to address the issue of the prohibited use, possession of, or dealing in, cannabis by children, with due regard to the best interest of the child;
    • prohibit the dealing in cannabis;
    • provide for the expungement of criminal records of persons convicted of possession or use of cannabis or dealing in cannabis on the basis of a presumption;
    • amend provisions of certain laws; and
    • provide for matters connected therewith.



To be proclaimed

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