[63B Testing for presence of Class A drugs]
[63B Testing for presence of Class A drugs]

[(1)     A sample of urine or a non-intimate sample may be taken from a person in police detention for the purpose of ascertaining whether he has any specified Class A drug in his body if[—

(a)     either the arrest condition or the charge condition is met;

(b)     both the age condition and the request condition are met; and

(c)     the notification condition is met in relation to the arrest condition, the charge condition or the age condition (as the case may be)].

[(1A)     The arrest condition is that the person concerned has been arrested for an offence but has not been charged with that offence and either—

(a)     the offence is a trigger offence; or

(b)     a police officer of at least the rank of inspector has reasonable grounds for suspecting that the misuse by that person of a specified Class A drug caused or contributed to the offence and has authorised the sample to be taken.]

(2)     [The charge condition is either]—

(a)     that the person concerned has been charged with a trigger offence; or

(b)     that the person concerned has been charged with an offence and a police officer of at least the rank of inspector, who has reasonable grounds for suspecting that the misuse by that person of any specified Class A drug caused or contributed to the offence, has authorised the sample to be taken.

[(3)     The age condition is—

(a)     if the arrest condition is met, that the person concerned has attained the age of 18;

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