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ROAD SAFETY (ALCOHOL AND DRUGS) REGULATIONS 2018 (S.R. 2018, NO. 71) - REG 8

PART 3 - Blood Samples Taking of blood samples

For the purposes of section 13(4) of the Act or section 32(2) of the Marine Act, a sample of blood is to be taken in the following manner:
(a) the sample is to consist of approximately 15 millilitres of blood;
(b) the instruments used for the purpose of taking the sample are to be –
(i) sterilised before use in a manner that does not leave any residue of a volatile organic substance on those instruments; or
(ii) used directly from packaging that has been designed to keep those instruments in a manner that would enable the use of those instruments in a medical procedure;
(c) after placing a part of the sample in a suitable container, the container is to be agitated to ensure that –
(i) the substances contained in the container are dissolved in the blood; and
(ii) those substances and the blood are thoroughly mixed.



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