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Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee on the Australian Capital Territory
Title
Report on whether breath analysing equipment should be introduced into the Australian Capital Territory : to assist in detecting and preventing persons driving motor vehicles while their ability to do so is impaired by the consumption of alcohol
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Nq 328.94 AUS
Created/Published
Canberra : Govt. Pr., 1969
Pages
26
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Report on whether Breath Analysing Equipment should be introduced into the Australian Capital Territory to assist in Detecting and Preventing Persons driving Motor Vehicles while their Ability to do so is Impaired by the Consumption of Alcohol 1
CONTENTS 3
SUMMARY OF PRINCIPAL RECOMMENDATIONS 5
INTRODUCTORY 7
JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY Report on whether Breath Analysing Equipment should be Introduced into the Australian Capital Territory to Assist in Detecting and Preventing Persons Driving Motor Vehicles while their Ability to do so is Impaired by the Consumption of Alcohol THE INQUIRY 7
ALCOHOL AND ROAD ACCIDENTS 8
IS PRESENT LEGISLATION ADEQUATE TO DEAL WITH THE PROBLEM 8
PERMISSIBLE LEVELS OF ALCOHOL 9
TYPES OF CHEMICAL TESTS 10
DOES COMPULSION TO UNDERTAKE A BREATH ANALYSIS TEST INFRINGE CIVIL LIBERTIES 11
UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS SHOULD A DRIVER BE COMPELLED TO UNDERGO A BREATH ANALYSIS TEST 12
ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE OF BLOOD/ALCOHOL LEVEL 14
THE METHOD OF CONDUCTING BREATH ANALYSIS TESTS 14
WHO SHOULD CONDUCT BREATH ANALYSIS TESTS 14
RECORD OF BREATHALYZER READING 15
DRIVING WHILE DISQUALIFIED 16
PROBLEM DRINKERS 16
REFUSAL TO UNDERGO BREATH ANALYSIS TEST 16
NEED FOR PROMPT DETERMINATION OF CHARGES 17
OFFENCE OF AIDING AND ABETTING 17
PENALTIES 17
SURVEY OF BLOOD/ALCOHOL LEVELS 17
SURVEY OF VEHICLES AND CAUSES OF ROAD ACCIDENTS 18
THE NEED FOR EDUCATION 18
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 19
APPENDIX I LIST OF WITNESSES 20
APPENDIX II TABLE OF EQUIVALENT METHODS OF EXPRESSING THE CONCENTRATION OF BLOOD ALCOHOL 22
APPENDIX III REPRODUCTION OF BREATHALYZER CARD 23
APPENDIX IV TABLE OF RECOMMENDED PENALTIES 24

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Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee on the Australian Capital Territory & Marriott, John Edward. (1969). Report on whether breath analysing equipment should be introduced into the Australian Capital Territory : to assist in detecting and preventing persons driving motor vehicles while their ability to do so is impaired by the consumption of alcohol Retrieved May 8, 2021, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2772247225

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Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee on the Australian Capital Territory and Marriott, John Edward. Report on whether breath analysing equipment should be introduced into the Australian Capital Territory : to assist in detecting and preventing persons driving motor vehicles while their ability to do so is impaired by the consumption of alcohol Canberra: Govt. Pr, 1969. Web. 8 May 2021 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2772247225>

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Australia. Parliament. Joint Committee on the Australian Capital Territory & Marriott, John Edward. 1969, Report on whether breath analysing equipment should be introduced into the Australian Capital Territory : to assist in detecting and preventing persons driving motor vehicles while their ability to do so is impaired by the consumption of alcohol Govt. Pr, Canberra viewed 8 May 2021 http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-2772247225

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