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Drink Driving Blood Tests in Western Australia


In Western Australia, under the Road Traffic Act 1974, a police officer can require you in certain circumstances to give a sample of your blood for determining whether you have committed a criminal offence of driving a motor vehicle with alcohol in your blood, or under the influence of an illicit drug or whilst drug impaired.  If you refuse to give a blood sample when required to do so, you may commit a criminal offence.

In Western Australia, a police officer can require you in certain circumstances to give a sample of your blood for determining whether you have committed a DUI offence.

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Michelle Makela

Michelle Makela is one of our Legal Practice Directors and the National Practice Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and a Master’s in Criminology. Michelle has had a varied career, working in commercial litigation, criminal law, family law and estate planning. Michelle joined Go To Court Lawyers in 2011. She now supervises a team of over 80 solicitors across Australia.

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