83. The Minister may, to support the work of inspectors, appoint persons or designate classes of persons to perform the functions of analyst. The Minister of Public Security may do the same to support the work of police force members.
An inspector or a police force member may submit a sample of cannabis or of any substance seized to such an analyst for analysis and examination; the analyst may issue a report setting out the results of the analysis and examination.
The Minister may authorize an analyst to set up a room where cannabis may be used to conduct the analysis or examination requested.
Only the persons identified by the analyst may smoke in the room as part of the analysis or examination.
The standards prescribed in the fourth paragraph of section 13 or by a regulation made under the fifth paragraph of that section apply to the room.
2018, c. 19, s. 19; 2019, c. 21, s. 2311.