Road Transport Act
Road Transport (Sober Driving) Regulations
Statutory Instrument 109 of 1995
- Commenced on 1 March 1996
- [This is the version of this document at 1 August 2016.]
1. CitationThese Regulations may be cited as the Road Transport (Sober Driving) Regulations.
2. InterpretationIn these Regulations—“analysis” means an analysis by an authorised analyst for the purposes of ascertaining the proportion of alcohol or drug in a person‘s blood or urine;“authorised analyst” means a person appointed by the Minister for the purpose of making a blood or urine analysis under these Regulations;“breathalyser” means a device approved by the Minister for the purpose of carrying out a breath test;“breath test” means a test under these Regulations by means of a breathalyser for the purpose of ascertaining the proportion of alcohol in a person‘s breath;“prescribed limit” means, in relation to the proportion of alcohol in the breath, blood or urine of a person, the limit specified in the Schedule;“traffic offence” means an offence under the Road Transport Act.
3. Driving with alcohol concentration above the prescribed limit
4. Breath test
5. Blood or urine test
6. Police officer to warn of failure to take breath test or give specimen of blood or urineA police officer shall, when requiring a person to take a breath test or give a specimen of blood or urine under these Regulations, warn the person of the consequences of failing to take the test or give a specimen of blood or urine under these Regulations.
8. Arrest without warrant
History of this document
01 August 2016 this version
01 March 1996