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Trade and brokering activities with drug precursors

Transport of scheduled substances includes any supply, whether in return for payment or free of charge, of scheduled substances to the Union. It also includes the storage, manufacture, production, processing, trade, distribution and distribution of these substances for the purpose of supply to the Union.

An intermediary activity is any activity of arranging for the purchase and sale or supply of scheduled substances by any natural or legal person who aims to obtain agreement between two parties or to do so through acting on behalf of at least one of these parties without taking these substances into its possession or taking control of such a transaction. It also includes any activity carried out by a natural or legal person established in the Union, which involves the purchase and sale or supply of scheduled substances without those substances being introduced into the customs territory of the Union.

A scheduled substance is any scheduled substance on the list, including mixtures and natural products containing such substances. Medicinal products, pharmaceutical preparations, mixtures, natural products and other preparations containing scheduled substances that are formulated in such a way that they cannot be easily used or extracted by available or economically viable methods are excluded.

Obligations regarding customer declarations and record-keeping shall not apply to transactions involving substances listed in Group 2, where the quantities do not exceed the prescribed quantities over a period of one year.

The competent authorities of each Member State may prohibit the introduction into or exit from the customs territory of the Union of substances listed in that customs territory if there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that the substances are intended for the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances.

Competent authorities shall suspend or suspend the release of a scheduled substance for as long as is necessary to verify the identity of the scheduled substance or compliance with the rules of the regulations.

Annual reporting

The Contractor, the holder of a license/special license or registration/special registration, is obliged to report to the competent authority for the previous calendar year on transactions with substances on the list by 15 February each year at the latest. The completed form is sent to the Chemicals Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Contractors who benefit from the exemption under Article 6 of Regulation 273/2004 or Article 6 of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/1011 are also obliged to report, as well as contractors who have not performed any transactions in the previous calendar year.

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Cross-border/temporary provisions of activity

Performance of the activity in Slovenia is not possible on Cross-border/temporary basis.