**Thursday, 11 October 2012
** **10.00am - 11.30am
**The Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) invites members of the public to its open meeting on 11 October 2012. There will be an opportunity, during the session, for attendees to put questions to the ACMD.
The ACMD is a statutory and non-executive non-departmental public body, established by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. The ACMD has a statutory duty to keep under review the situation in the United Kingdom with respect to the misuse of drugs and to advise ministers of the measures which they consider should to be taken to deal with social problems which arise from drug misuse. In addition, the ACMD has a duty to consider any matter relating to drug dependence or misuse that may be referred to them by ministers. The Home Secretary is obliged by law to consult the ACMD before laying orders or making regulations.
The meeting will be held in London, commencing at 10am.
Attendance is free, but by registration only as places are limited. Places will be issued on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
To register to attend please complete the registration form below and email to ACMD@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk.
You will receive details of the venue with your confirmation receipt that will be emailed to you on 8 October 2012.
Alternatively, contact the ACMD secretariat at:
3 Floor (SW Quarter)
2 Marsham Street
London SW1P 4DF
Tel: 020 7035 0454