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POLICE SERVICE ACT 2003 - SECT 51

51. Directions

(1) The Commissioner may issue directions to police officers relating to the following:

(a) the consumption, and presence in the body, of alcohol or drugs while on duty, reporting for duty, on standby or on availability;

(b) the consequences of a positive test for alcohol or drugs;

(c) the follow-up testing of a police officer who has tested positive for alcohol or drugs;

(d) the procedures for rehabilitation;

(e) any other matter the Commissioner considers appropriate.

(2) The Commissioner must issue directions to police officers relating to –

(a) the confidentiality of –

(i) any test or sample taken or given under section 50; and

(ii) any certificate relating to the analysis of a sample; and

(b) the security and safekeeping of samples taken or given under section 50.



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