Explanatory Statement Transport Legislation (Road Safety) Amendment Bill 2007 (Serial 98)
Tabled paper 881
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Tabled By Delia Lawrie
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(B) Driving instructor driving with blood alcohol concentration above 0.00 (Section 19(7)) (C) Driving with blood alcohol concentration above 0.00 if driver is: (iii) Between 18-25 years old and has not held a licence for 3 years provided they are not a learner licence holder. (iv) A heavy vehicle driver (ie. GVM over 15 tonnes). (v) Carrying dangerous goods (vi) Driving a commercial passenger vehicle. (vii) Driving a vehicle with seating capacity of 12 or more or driving a vehicle with 12 or more passengers. Section 19(8) Clause 15. Amendment of section 22 (Results of breath analysis or blood test) This section is amended to extend the time available for Police to take breath or blood tests. The Bill provides that, regardless of what other evidence is provided, if a court is satisfied a breath test was done within 4 hours of the event that brought the person to the attention of police (under sections 23(1) or 23(2)), the person is deemed to have had blood alcohol concentration not less than the concentration indicated in the breath sample. Clause 16. Amendment of section 23 (Requirement to submit to breath test) This clause is amended such that Police cannot require a person undergo a breath test if: (A) it appears it may be detrimental to the persons medical condition for them to undergo a breath test within 4 hours.