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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 116
Chief executive may require transit officer to undergo alcohol test or drug test
116 Chief executive may require transit officer to undergo alcohol test or
(1) The chief executive may, by written notice, require a transit officer to
submit to an alcohol test or drug test if—
(a) the officer has been involved
in an incident in which a person being detained under part 4A by the officer
suffers a physical injury; or
(b) the chief executive reasonably suspects the
officer is contravening, or has contravened, section 113D (1) .
person appointed as a transit officer is asked to provide a specimen of breath
for an alcohol test, or specimen of saliva or urine for a drug test, under
this section and the person fails to provide the specimen, the person’s
appointment may be revoked under section 113G .
(2) An alcohol test, or
drug test, of a transit officer conducted under this section must be conducted
by a relevant entity.
(3) A regulation may provide for requirements about
notifying a transit officer of the results of an alcohol test or drug test
conducted on the officer under this section.
(4) In this section—
"alcohol test" , of a transit officer, means a test of the breath of the
officer for deciding whether the officer is over the low alcohol limit within
the meaning of section 113D (2) .
"drug test" , of a transit officer, means a test of the saliva or urine of the
officer for deciding whether the saliva or urine has evidence of a dangerous
drug, or prescribed substance, as defined under section 113D (5) .
"relevant entity" means an entity the chief executive engages to conduct
alcohol tests, or drug tests, of transit officers under this section.
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