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§ 780-139. Pending proceedings

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 6. The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act (Refs & Annos)
35 P.S. § 780-139
§ 780-139. Pending proceedings
(a) Prosecution for any violation of law occurring prior to the effective date of this act is not affected or abated by this act. In any case not yet final if the offense is similar to one set out in this act, the penalties under this act apply if they are less than those under prior law.
(b) Civil seizures or forfeitures and injunctive proceedings commenced prior to the effective date of this act are not affected by this act.
(c) All administrative proceedings pending under prior laws which are superseded by this act shall be continued and brought to a final determination in accord with the laws and rules in effect prior to the effective date of the act. Any substance controlled under prior law which is not listed within Schedules I through V,1 is automatically controlled without further proceedings and shall be listed in the appropriate schedule.
(d) The secretary shall initially permit persons to register who own or operate any establishment engaged in the manufacture or distribution of any controlled substance prior to the effective date of this act and who are registered or licensed by this Commonwealth.
(e) This act applies to violations of law, seizures and forfeitures, injunctive proceedings, administrative proceedings and investigations which occur following its effective date.

Credits

1972, April 14, P.L. 233, No. 64, § 39, imd. effective.

Footnotes

35 P.S. § 780-104.
35 P.S. § 780-139, PA ST 35 P.S. § 780-139
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 77. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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