|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 195 (Mar)|
Rose LJ and Leveson J
|Representation||Nigel Ley (instructed by Whimsters) for the defendant.|
|Daniel Webster (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Doncaster) for the prosecution.|
|Judgment Dates:||13 March 2002|
Road traffic - Specimen for laboratory test to determine driver's blood-alcohol proportion - Conditions precedent to request for specimen - Custody record recording defendant having mouth-spray and tablets in possession - Defendant stating no medical reason not to take a specimen of blood - Whether record of mouth-spray and tablets giving rise to obligation on police to consult doctor - Whether defendant having previously unknown abnormal alcohol metabolism amounting to special reason not to disqualify - ss 5(1)(a), 8 - s 34(1).