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Possession – Definition

4(3) For the purposes of this Act,

  • (a) a person has anything in possession when he has it in his personal possession or knowingly

o    (i) has it in the actual possession or custody of another person, or

o    (ii) has it in any place, whether or not that place belongs to or is occupied by him, for the use or benefit of himself or of another person; and

(b) where one of two or more persons, with the knowledge and consent of the rest, has anything in his custody or possession, it shall be deemed to be in the custody and possession of each and all of them.

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