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.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.