Guide for the Management of Clandestine Drug Laboratories - Tasmania


You may need to comply with these guidelines if you intend to identify or manage the public health risks associated with clandestine drug laboratories (clan labs). Clan labs are used to illegally manufacture drugs, including methamphetamines.

These guidelines detail the process of identifying and managing the public health risks associated with clan labs, and are intended for use by:

  • local government Environmental Health Officers
  • owners or agents and occupiers of a site found to contain clan labs
  • professionals assessing or remediating clan lab sites
  • anyone otherwise involved in the investigation of a clan lab site.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 Tasmania

Local Government Act 1993 Tasmania

Public Health Act 1997 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health Services

Contact details

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