Commentary on Sections

Part Three: Criminal Justice

Arrested persons: drug testing and reference for assessment

Section 88 – Failure to comply with requirements under sections 85 and 86

191.Subsection (2) provides that a person will have committed an offence if they fail to attend the assessment location to obtain details of their appointment, or fail to attend or to stay for the duration of a drugs assessment. A drugs assessor must notify the police if an offence has been committed.