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CRIMES (ADMINISTRATION OF SENTENCES) REGULATION 2014 - REG 159
Drug test sample if drug use suspected
159 Drug test sample if drug use suspected
(1) On forming a suspicion that an inmate--
(a) has been administered (whether
by himself or herself or otherwise) with a drug, or
(b) is under the
influence of a drug, a correctional officer holding office or acting in a rank
that is of or above the rank of Chief Correctional Officer may require the
inmate to supply a drug test sample for testing or analysis and give
directions as to how the sample is to be supplied.
(2) The directions may
require the inmate to comply with directions given by a correctional officer
as to how the sample is to be supplied.
(3) An inmate must not refuse or fail
to comply with a direction under this clause.
Note : Failure by an inmate to
comply with this subclause is a correctional centre offence.
(4) An analysis
of the sample must be carried out by an analyst.
(5) In any proceedings for a
correctional centre offence that are being dealt with under the Act by the
governor or a Visiting Magistrate, and in which it is alleged that a
requirement was made under subclause (1), a certificate signed by an
authorised officer to the effect that the requirement was made--
(a) for a
specified inmate, or
(b) for all inmates of a specified class, is admissible
in evidence of the facts so certified.
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