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POISONS ACT 1971 - SECT 71

Copy of analyst's certificate to be served on defendant

Where proceedings are taken on summons under this Act for an offence concerning a substance or a plant that has been analysed or examined by, or under the supervision of, an analyst –
(a) a document purporting to be a certificate of the result of the analysis or examination is not admissible in evidence in those proceedings unless a copy of the document has been served on the defendant not less than 7 days before the hearing of those proceedings; and
(b) section 177A of the Evidence Act 2001 does not apply in relation to those proceedings.



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