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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985


31. Enhanced punishment for certain offences after previous conviction.

(1) If any person who has been convicted of the commission of, or attempt to commit, or abetment of, or criminal conspiracy to commit, any of the offences punishable under section 15 to section 25 (both inclusive) is subsequently convicted of the commission of, or attempt to commit, or abetment of, or criminal conspiracy to commit, an offence punishable under-

(a) section 15 to section 19, clause (ii) of section 20 and section 21 to section 25 (both inclusive), he shall be punished for the second and every subsequent offence with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than fifteen years but which may extend to thirty years and shall also be liable to fine which shall not be less than one lakh fifty thousand rupees but which may extend to three lakh rupees;

(b) clause (i) of section 20, he shall be punished for the second and every subsequent offence for a term which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to fine which may extend to one lakh rupees:

Provided that the court may, for reasons to be recorded in the judgment, impose,-

(i) in a case falling under clause (a), a fine exceeding three lakh rupees; and

(ii) in a case falling under clause (b), a fine exceeding one lakh rupees.

(2) Where any person is convicted by a competent court of criminal jurisdiction outside India under any law corresponding to the provisions of section 15 to section 25 (both inclusive), section 28 and section 29, such person, in respect of such conviction, shall be dealt with for the purposes of sub-section (1) as if he had been convicted by a court in India.



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