Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 1973

Amendment of section 43 of Act of 1968.

6.—Section 43 of the Act of 1968 is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) of “the member of the Garda Síochána who made the requisition” for “the member of the Garda Síochána then in charge of the station”, and, accordingly, the said subsection shall have effect as set out in the Table to this section.


(1) Whenever a designated registered medical practitioner has, following a requisition under section 30 or section 33, taken a specimen of blood or obtained a specimen of urine from a person, he shall certify the prescribed particulars on a prescribed form which he shall then give to the member of the Garda Síochána who made the requisition, and the specimen and a copy of the certificate shall be forwarded in accordance with the prescribed procedure to the Bureau.