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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 25

Duties of analysts and inspectors

(1)  Where, under this Act, a substance is submitted or transmitted to an analyst for analysis by –
(a) an inspector by whom the substance has been procured or seized; or
(b) a person who, under section 63 , in entitled to have the substance analysed –
the analyst shall carry out, or arrange for and supervise the carrying out of, the analysis as soon as practicable after receiving the substance and shall, forthwith on the completion of the analysis, prepare a certificate of the result of the analysis in the prescribed form.
(1A)  Where, for the purposes of any proceedings under this Act, substances or articles are transmitted by an inspector or police officer to an analyst for examination, the analyst shall carry out, or arrange for and supervise the carrying out of, the examination as soon as practicable after receiving the substances or articles and shall, on the completion of the examination, give a certificate of the result of the examination in the prescribed form, including, where appropriate, particulars as to the identity and quantity of the substances or articles.
(2)  Where pursuant to section 90 (1) (c) and (d) an inspector inspects stocks of a substance or plant he shall forthwith after the completion of the inspection prepare a certificate of the results of the inspection in the prescribed form.



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