If an authorised officer or a police officer proposes to take samples, he or she must—
(a) advise the owner, if possible, before taking the sample that it is taken for the purpose of analysis; and
S. 60C(b) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 184.13(b)).
(b) where, in the opinion of the authorised officer or police officer it is reasonably possible, divide the sample into 3 parts and give 1 part to the owner, 1 part to the analyst and keep 1 part untouched for future comparison.
S. 60D inserted by No. 87/1997