151. Drug testing requirement.

'Drug testing requirement', in relation to a youth rehabilitation order1, means a requirement that, for the purpose of ascertaining whether there is any drug2 in the offender's body during any treatment period3, the offender must, during that period4, provide samples in accordance with instructions given by the responsible officer or the treatment provider5.

A court may not include a drug testing requirement in a youth rehabilitation order unless:


    (1)     the court has been notified by the Secretary of State that arrangements for implementing drug testing requirements are in force in the local justice area in which the offender resides or