Section 232. Aggravated narcotic drugs offence

The penalty for an aggravated narcotic drugs offence is imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years. In determining whether the offence is aggravated, particular weight shall be given to
  1. a.
    the type of substance it involves,
  2. b.
    the quantity, and
  3. c.
    the nature of the offence.
The penalty for offences involving a very substantial quantity is imprisonment for a term of between three and 15 years. When especially aggravated circumstances apply, a penalty of imprisonment for a term not exceeding 21 years may be imposed.
The penalty for a negligent aggravated narcotic drugs offence is imprisonment for a term not exceeding six years.