Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Procedure) Notice 2011

  • revoked
  • Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Procedure) Notice 2011: revoked, on 1 December 2014, by clause 12 of the Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Instrument and Procedure) Notice 2014 (LI 2014/319).

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as at 1 December 2014

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Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Procedure) Notice 2011

(SR 2011/378)

  • Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Procedure) Notice 2011: revoked, on 1 December 2014, by clause 12 of the Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Instrument and Procedure) Notice 2014 (LI 2014/319).


Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This notice is administered by the New Zealand Police.


Pursuant to section 2(1) of the Land Transport Act 1998, the Minister of Police gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Procedure) Notice 2011.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 5 November 2011.

3 Interpretation
4 Relevant blood specimen collecting procedure
  • For the purposes of sections 72 to 74 of the Act, the relevant blood specimen collecting procedure is the procedure for the collecting of a blood specimen specified in clauses 5 to 8.

5 Blood specimen collected by needle and syringe
  • A blood specimen must be collected using a needle and syringe.

6 Division of blood specimen into 2 parts
  • (1) When taking a blood specimen, the medical practitioner or medical officer must divide the blood specimen into 2 parts, being—

    • (a) 1 part for analysis by an approved laboratory; and

    • (b) 1 part for custody by an approved laboratory and, if required to do so under section 74(5)(b)(ii) of the Act, subsequent sending or delivery to a private analyst.

    (2) For the purposes of section 74(3), (4), (5)(b)(i), and (7)(a)(i) of the Act, the blood specimen means both parts of the blood specimen.

    (3) For the purposes of section 74(5)(b)(ii) of the Act, the blood specimen means the 1 part of the blood specimen held in custody by the approved laboratory and referred to in subclause (1)(b).

7 Blood specimen parts to be put in separate containers
  • (1) The medical practitioner or medical officer must put the blood specimen parts into separate blood specimen containers taken from a sealed blood specimen collecting kit.

    (2) The blood specimen containers must then be sealed.

8 Blood specimen taken under section 72 to be handed to enforcement officer
  • A medical practitioner or medical officer who takes a blood specimen under section 72 of the Act must, after the blood specimen containers are sealed, hand both containers to an enforcement officer.

Dated at Wellington this 5th day of October 2011.

Hon Judith Collins,
Minister of Police.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on 5 November 2011, is given under the Land Transport Act 1998 (the Act).

This notice prescribes the relevant blood specimen collecting procedure for the purposes of sections 72 to 74 of the Act, as amended by the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 October 2011.


Reprints notes
1 General
  • This is a reprint of the Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Procedure) Notice 2011 that incorporates all the amendments to that notice as at the date of the last amendment to it.

2 Legal status
  • Reprints are presumed to correctly state, as at the date of the reprint, the law enacted by the principal enactment and by any amendments to that enactment. Section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012 provides that this reprint, published in electronic form, has the status of an official version under section 17 of that Act. A printed version of the reprint produced directly from this official electronic version also has official status.

3 Editorial and format changes
4 Amendments incorporated in this reprint
  • Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Instrument and Procedure) Notice 2014 (LI 2014/319): clause 12