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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 85/18

Presence and Prohibited Proportion of Drugs Regulations
under the
  Highway Traffic Act
(O.C. 2018-200)

(Filed October 4, 2018)

Under the authority of section 186 of the Highway Traffic Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s , October 3, 2018.

Ann Marie Hann
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

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1.   Short title

       
2.   Definitions

       
3.   Presence

       
4.   Proportions prohibited

       
5.   Commencement


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Presence and Prohibited Proportion of Drugs Regulations .

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Definitions

        2. In these regulations, "Act" means the Highway Traffic Act .

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Presence

        3. Any detectable level of the following drugs constitutes the presence of that drug for the purpose of sections 60.002, 60.003 and 60.5 of the Act and section 6.1 of the Vehicle Seizure and Impoundment Regulations, 2012 :

             (a)  cocaine; and

             (b)  tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC.

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Proportions prohibited

        4. The following proportions of drugs and combinations of drugs and alcohol are prescribed for the purpose of sections 60.004 and 60.5 of the Act:

             (a)  5 milligrams of gammahydroxybutyrate, also known as GHB, per litre of blood;

             (b)  5 nanograms of tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, per millilitre of blood;

             (c)  2.5 nanograms of tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC, per millilitre of blood and 50 milligrams or more of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood; and

             (d)  any detectable level in the body or blood of

                      (i)  cocaine,

                     (ii)  ketamine,

                    (iii)  lysergic acid diethylamide, also known as LSD,

                    (iv)  methamphetamine,

                     (v)  phencyclidine, also known as PCP,

                    (vi)  psilocin,

                   (vii)  psilocybin, or

                  (viii)  6–monoacetylmorphine.

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Commencement

        5. These regulations come into force on October 17, 2018.

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