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Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs: open meeting - 31 October 2011

The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) invites members of the public to its open meeting on Monday 31 October 2011, from 10am-12…

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The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) invites members of the public to its open meeting on Monday 31 October 2011, from 10am-12.45pm. There will be an opportunity for attendees to provide feedback to the ACMD and participate in a question and answer session.

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.

Attending the meeting

The meeting will be held in London, commencing at 10am. A provisional agenda for the meeting will be available on the ACMD pags of the Home Office website in due course. You will receive details of the venue with your confirmation receipt.

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

Alternatively, contact the ACMD secretariat at:

ACMD secretariat
3 floor (SW quarter)
Seacole building
2 Marsham Street
London SW1P 4DF

Tel: 0207 035 0454

Date: Tue Oct 18 13:54:00 BST 2011

Register for the ACMD’s open meeting on 31 October 2011.