You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to:
- operate a care service
- hold a child or young person under a care and protection or interim care and protection order.
This standard must be complied with if you are providing care to someone aged between 0 and 18 who is required to undertake mandatory drug testing.
The standard sets out guidelines for undertaking drug testing on children; including the process for:
- taking samples
- provision of results.
Please note that there are also standards under the national system which require your compliance.