NARCOTIC DRUGS (CONTROL, ENFORCEMENT AND SANCTIONS) LAW - 1990 (PNDCL 236)

    Section - 8 - Previous Convictions.

    (1) Where a person is convicted of an offence under this Part and the court finds that the person has been convicted on two previous occasions for offences for illegal importation, exportation, manufacture, distribution, cultivation or supply of narcotic drugs contrary to Part I of this Law, the court shall sentence the person to life imprisonment.

    (2) A Magistrate Grade I or a District Tribunal may try and convict a person for an offence under this Part but shall commit the accused to an appropriate Court or Public Tribunal for sentence.