Land Transport (Blood Test Fee) Notice 2014

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Land Transport (Blood Test Fee) Notice 2014

Pursuant to section 67(2) of the Land Transport Act 1998, the Minister of Police gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Land Transport (Blood Test Fee) Notice 2014.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 8 May 2014.

3 Interpretation
  • (1) In this notice, unless the context otherwise requires, Act means the Land Transport Act 1998.

    (2) Terms or expressions used but not defined in this notice but defined in the Act have, unless the context otherwise requires, the same meaning as in the Act.

4 Blood test fee (alcohol)
  • For the purposes of section 67(1) of the Act, the fee for a blood test to determine whether alcohol is present in a blood specimen is $109.25.

5 Blood test fee (1 or more qualifying drugs)
  • For the purposes of section 67(1) of the Act, the fee for a blood test to determine whether 1 or more qualifying drugs is or are present in a blood specimen is $652.63.

6 GST included
  • The blood test fees prescribed by clauses 4 and 5 are inclusive of goods and services tax (if any).

7 Revocation

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of April 2014.

Hon Anne Tolley,
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 8 May 2014 and replaces the Land Transport (Blood Test Fee) Notice 2010, prescribes fees for 2 types of blood test carried out under the Land Transport Act 1998. The new alcohol blood test fee reflects increased testing costs. The new qualifying drugs blood test fee arises from use of a single process to test simultaneously for different drugs. Formerly, multiple tests (each with different prescribed fees) may have had to be used to determine whether different qualifying drugs were present in a blood specimen.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 10 April 2014.

This notice is administered by the New Zealand Police.