Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Instrument and Procedure) Amendment Notice 2018

Notice

1 Title

This notice is the Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Instrument and Procedure) Amendment Notice 2018.

2 Commencement

This notice comes into force on 7 November 2018.

3 Principal notice
4 Clause 6 amended (Division of blood specimen into 2 parts)

In clause 6(1), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

5 Clause 7 amended (Blood specimen parts to be put in separate containers)

In clause 7(1), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

6 Clause 8 amended (Blood specimen taken under section 72 to be handed to enforcement officer)

In clause 8, replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

7 Clause 9 amended (Drawing of blood specimen into 2 vacutainers)

In clause 9(1), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

8 Clause 10 amended (Requirements for vacutainers)

In clause 10(1), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

9 Clause 11 amended (Blood specimen taken under section 72 to be handed to enforcement officer)

In clause 11, replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

Dated at Wellington this 30th day of October 2018.

Stuart Nash,
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 7 November 2018, amends the Land Transport (Blood Specimen Collecting Instrument and Procedure) Notice 2014 (the principal notice).

The principal notice prescribes the blood specimen collecting procedure to be followed by medical practitioners and medical officers for the purposes of sections 72 to 74 of the Land Transport Act 1998. The references in those sections to medical practitioners will be replaced with references to health practitioners on 7 November 2018 when the Land Transport Amendment Act 2016 comes into force.

The amendments to the principal notice reflect this change.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 16 January 2019.

This notice is administered by the New Zealand Police.