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Criminal Justice Bill
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              “(5E)                A person under the age of 17 years may not be required by virtue of

subsection (5A) to provide a sample otherwise than in the presence

of an appropriate adult.”

          (4)      For subsection (10) there is substituted—

              “(10)                In this section—

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                                      “appropriate adult”, in relation to a person aged under 17,

means—

                           (a)                          his parent or guardian or, if he is in the care of a local

authority or voluntary organisation, a person

representing that authority or organisation,

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                           (b)                          a social worker of a local authority social services

department, or

                           (c)                          if no person falling within paragraph (a) or (b) is

available, any responsible person aged 18 or over

who is not a police officer or a person employed by

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the police;

                                      “responsible officer” means—

                           (a)                          in relation to an offender aged under 18, an officer of

a local probation board or a member of a youth

offending team;

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                           (b)                          in relation to an offender aged 18 or over, an officer of

a local probation board;

                                      “specified Class A drug” has the same meaning as in Part 3 of

the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43).”

 

 

Criminal Justice Bill
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