Trigger offence

07:16 Jun 26, 2019
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English to Croatian translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / Police
English term or phrase: Trigger offence
Drug testing following arrest
The police are allowed to test you for specified Class A drugs in the following circumstances:
You have been arrested or charged with a ‘trigger offence;’ or,
When a police inspector, or higher rank, has reasonable grounds for suspecting that the offence was linked to the use of a specified Class A drug, and authorises the taking of a sample.
Specified Class A drugs are heroin or cocaine (including crack cocaine).
You must be 18 years or over if the police want to drug test you at the time of your arrest, and you must be 14-years-old or over if they want to test you at the time you are charged.
The police must tell you that you are required to give a sample.

Trigger offences
Trigger offences are generally offences involving stealing, fraud or drugs, and include:
John Farebrother
United Kingdom

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3Prekršajno djelo zlouporabe droga
Kate Perak



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trigger offence
Prekršajno djelo zlouporabe droga


Kate Perak
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