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Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Regulation 2008
Repealed version for 11 April 2014 to 31 August 2014 (accessed 10 April 2020 at 10:31)
Chapter 5 Clause 207
207   Periodic drug testing
(1)  The Commissioner is to ensure that each offender is to undergo periodic drug testing in accordance with this clause:
(a)  in relation to an offender in closed detention (Stage 1), twice a week, and
(b)  in relation to an offender in semi-open detention (Stage 2) or community custody (Stage 3), 3 times a week.
(2)  A person authorised by the Commissioner may, in accordance with the instructions of the Commissioner, require an offender to supply for testing or analysis one or more of the following as a sample and give directions as to how the sample is to be supplied:
(a)  breath,
(b)  urine,
(c)  oral fluid,
(d)  hair.
(3)  The directions may require the offender to comply with directions given by another person as to how the sample is to be supplied.
(4)  A drug test must be carried out by a government analyst.
(5)  A sample may be required under this clause and tested for the presence of a drug even though the offender concerned may not be reasonably suspected of having administered a drug to himself or herself or of being under the influence of a drug.