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Controlled Drugs Sections

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Drug Information Bulletin on Selected Abused Drugs in Hong Kong
Drug Information Bulletin
on Selected Abused Drugs in Hong Kong

The Controlled Drugs Sections undertake analysis of substances suspected to be controlled under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance, the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance, the Antibiotics Ordinance or the Control of Chemicals Ordinance. This service is mainly provided to the Hong Kong Police Force and the Customs and Excise Department in support of control of drugs and their chemical precursors involved in the contravention of the above ordinances.

 

 

 

 

 

Liquid Chromatograph - Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
Liquid Chromatograph - Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer

The Controlled Drugs Sections also provide round‐the‐clock urgent drug laboratory examination service and expert advice on various drug related issues. The professional staff of the sections will attend scene upon the request of the law enforcement agencies in assisting them in the immediate crime investigation of any suspected illicit drug manufacturing/cultivation activities. Besides, the sections furnish drug intelligence information and statistics and training to government bureaux/departments in drug‐related investigation and examination.

 

 

 

 


Key Personnel

The professional staff in the sections are as follows:

Controlled Drugs A Section

Senior Chemist and Chemist
(E-mail address)
Tel. No.
Dr. W C Cheng, Senior Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3804
Mr. W C Chan, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3803
Dr. L F Chow, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3815
Ms. S M Leung, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3801
Dr. W C Wong, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3803

Controlled Drugs B Section

Senior Chemist and Chemist
(E-mail address)
Tel. No.
Dr. K M Lai, Senior Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3808
Dr. David T W Chan, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3812
Mr. Ivan S H Ho, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3805
Mr. N C Kwok, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3805
Dr. Y Y Tam, Chemist
([email protected])
2762-3812


Key Instruments

Gas chromatograph - mass spectrometer
Gas chromatograph - mass spectrometer

The key instruments of the Controlled Drugs Sections are Gas chromatograph - mass spectrometers and High performance liquid chromatograph - mass spectrometers.

 

 

 

 

High performance liquid chromatograph - mass spectrometer
High performance liquid chromatograph - mass spectrometer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Targets and Key Indicators

Key Performance Measures Relating to the Forensic Science Services

Targets

Targets are defined as the percentage of completed cases whose individual case-completion time does not exceed a specified number of working day(s).

Category Targets 2016
(Actual)
2017
(Actual)
2018
(Plan)
Illicit drug seizures completed within 11 working days (%) 90 94 93 90
Major illicit drug seizures and manufacturing completed within 44 working days (%) 90 93 91 90
Other illegal drug activities completed within 120 working days (%) 90 98 100 90

Key Indicators

Key indicators are the number of cases completed

Number of Cases Investigated 2016
(Actual)
2017
(Actual)
2018
(Estimate)
Controlled drugs 4,745 4,902 5,000