Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1)

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Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1)
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 181, 2014
I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.
Dated 27 November 2014
Peter Cosgrove
Governor‑General
By His Excellency’s Command
Scott Morrison
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name................................................................................................... 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Regulation 2013                                       2
 
1  Name
                   This is the Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1).
2  Commencement
                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This instrument is made under the Customs Administration Act 1985.
4  Schedules
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments
  
Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Regulation 2013
1  Subsection 7(4)
Repeal the subsection, substitute:
             (4)  If a prohibited drug test requires a Customs worker to provide a sample of hair, the authorised person collecting the sample:
                     (a)  must use the least painful technique known and available to the authorised person to collect the sample; and
                     (b)  must only collect the amount of hair necessary for the conduct of the test; and
                     (c)  may collect the sample from any part of the Customs worker’s body, other than:
                              (i)  the genital or anal area; or
                             (ii)  the buttocks.
2  Section 8 (heading)
Repeal the heading, substitute:
8  Security and destruction of body samples and other records
3  Subsections 8(1) to (3)
Repeal the subsections, substitute:
             (1)  A body sample or other record that is relevant to a breath test, blood test or prohibited drug test conducted for section 16B, 16C or 16D of the Act must be kept in a secure location unless it is destroyed in accordance with this section.
             (2)  A body sample mentioned in subsection (1) must be destroyed:
                     (a)  if the sample indicates the presence of alcohol or prohibited drugs—no later than 2 years from the day the test was conducted; and
                     (b)  otherwise—no later than 28 days after the day the test was conducted.
             (3)  Any other record mentioned in subsection (1) must be destroyed as soon as practicable after the Customs worker to whom the record relates ceases, for any reason, to be a Customs worker.
4  Subsection 8(6)
Repeal the subsection.
5  Part 4 (heading)
Repeal the heading, substitute:
Part 4—Application and transitional provisions
6  At the end of Part 4
Add:
31  Amendments made by the Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1)
                   Section 8, as in force on and after the day the Customs (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Amendment Regulation 2014 (No. 1) commences, applies in relation to body samples and other records, whether the relevant breath test, blood test, or prohibited drug test was conducted before, on or after that day.