Addiction Finds Way

Original Language Title: 吸毒成瘾认定办法

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Addiction finds way

    (January 30, 2011 the Ministry of public security, the Ministry of health to 115th released since as of April 1, 2011) the first to standardize the drug addiction work, Science identified drug addicts, drug addicts rehabilitation measures within the law and the provision of drug treatment, according to the People's Republic of China narcotics control law, these measures are formulated.

    Article addict in these measures refers to drug users because of repeated recurrence of chronic encephalopathy caused by drug use, regardless of the consequences, compulsive seeking and drug use behaviour, associated with varying degrees of personal health and social dysfunction.

Article addict finds in these measures refers to public security organs or the drug medical institutions entrusted by drug addicts in the human biological samples, collect their drug evidence or based on physiological, psychological, psychiatric symptoms, signs, and so on, determine whether its serious addiction and addiction work.

    Drug medical institutions in these measures refers to drug medical services in conformity with the provisions of the interim measures for the administration of specialized addiction hospitals and other medical institutions with drug treatment Department.

    Fourth public security organs found in law enforcement activities drug addicts, addiction should be identified; finds it difficult for technical reasons, may appoint a qualified drug finds medical institutions.

    Article fifth drug addiction work programmes for the medical institution, designated by the provincial health administrative departments of the public security organs.

Sixth public security organ finds that drug addiction should be carried out by two or more police and human biological samples within 24 hours of the conclusion of the recognized opinion, signed by the identified personnel, examined by the unit head, stamped with the seal of the organization.

    Relevant evidence, should serve as the basis for part.

    Article seventh drug users who meet the following conditions, the public security organ finds its drug addiction:

   (A) the human biological samples proved its body contains drug ingredient;

   (B) there is evidence of their drug-using behaviour;

(C) withdrawal symptoms or evidence of drug use, including once for using drugs by the public security organs to investigate or have voluntary drug case.

    Withdrawal symptoms in specific circumstances, reference to the Ministry of health to develop guiding principles for the diagnosis and treatment of opioid dependence and the amphetamine class set out in the guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of drug dependence.

   Article eighth drug addict who has any of the following circumstances, the public security organ finds its serious drug addiction:

   (A) had been ordered to community drug rehabilitation, compulsory isolation rehabilitation (including the Narcotics Control Act prior to the introduction of compulsory treatment or detoxification) and community rehabilitation or participate in drug maintenance treatment, again to ingest or inject narcotic drugs;

   (B) there is evidence that injecting drug use or multiple use of two types of drugs;

    (C) there is evidence that the use of drugs associated with mob after option to debauchery, self-mutilation, or personal, property and other acts of violence against others.

    Nineth public security organs in the process of addiction found that implementation of human biological samples, according to the Ministry of public security enacted the relevant provisions of the drug testing procedures.

   Tenth police of public security organs to take drug addiction work, shall meet the following conditions:

   (A) with two police officers above rank and two years relevant working experience in law enforcement;

    (B) by the provincial Department of the public security organs, the Health Organization of training and examinations. 11th public security organ commissioned drug addiction found that medical institutions should be at the end of drug addicts delegate to a drug within 72 hours and submit letter.

    Commissioned by the more than 72 hours, these medical institutions can not be considered.

    Article 12th drug addiction work programmes for the medical institution and its medical staff, of the interim measures for the Administration on drug health services shall, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the drug addiction work.

    13th drug medical institutions found that drug addiction should be borne by the two drug addicts work to identify the physician.

Article 14th addicted to work to identify the physician, should meet the following conditions:

(A) drug medical services in conformity with the relevant provisions of the interim measures for the Administration;

(B) the medical work in addiction treatment centres for not less than three years;

    (C) has more than mid-level professional and technical qualifications of the position.

    15th medical detoxification agencies to collect medical history and medical examination, drug users, delegates identified the presence of the public security organ shall send the relevant assistance.

16th drug medical institutions need to drug users of human biological samples, delegate finds that the public security organs shall assist the field collecting and testing samples.

    Drug medical institutions that need to reintroduce collection of human biological samples, delegate finds that the public security organs shall provide assistance.

    Article 17th drug test used by medical organizations, should be approved by the State food and drug administration and avoid cross-reaction with common drugs.

    18th detoxification diagnosis and treatment of medical institution and its medical staff shall, in accordance with standard, conventional, and the relevant provisions, combined with the history of drug addicts, psychiatric symptom check test results, physical examination, and human biological samples, drug users addicted to that. 19th drug medical institutions should be entrusted to found within three working days of addiction finds report issued, signed and stamped by the identified personnel seal drug medical institutions.

    Found two copies of the report, a delegate identified by the public security organs, a retained for future reference.

    20th Commission drug addiction medical institutions found that the costs borne by the applicant.

    21st levels of public security organs, administrative departments for public health shall strengthen the guidance and management of drug addiction work.

    22nd no units and individuals shall not violate the provisions leaked addictions work to identify the relevant staff and found personnel information.

    23rd public security organs, drug medical institutions and take cognizance work personnel in contravention of this regulation, in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations be held accountable. 24th article this way come into force on April 1, 2011.