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70A .         Delivery of person’s blood or oral fluid sample to Chemistry Centre (WA)

        (1)         A sample of blood or oral fluid delivered to the Chemistry Centre (WA) on behalf of a person under section 69(2B) or 69B(3) must be retained, and appropriately stored, by the Chemistry Centre (WA) until the person requests the sample.

        (2)         The person may, within 3 months after the day on which the sample was delivered to the Chemistry Centre (WA), request that the sample be delivered to an analyst (as defined in the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981 section 3(1)) nominated by the person, for analysis.

        (3)         The cost of delivering the sample is to be paid for by the person.

        (4)         Despite subsection (1), the Chemistry Centre (WA) need not store the sample for more than 3 months.

        [Section 70A inserted: No. 25 of 2016 s. 38; No. 27 of 2020 s. 27.]

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