Fail to Provide Specimen

The offence of failing to provide a specimen for analysis breath, blood or urine must  always be without reasonable excuse.

You should not face a prosecution for this offence unrepresented. It is possible that you will face the prospect of a prison sentence.

There is a mandatory disqualification of a minimum period of 12 months upon conviction; however the guideline starting point is a disqualification of 18 months.

This increases to a minimum of a 3 year period of disqualification if you have a previous qualifying offence in the last 10 years.

There are technical and statutory defences to this offence such as if you had a reasonable excuse.

Please also refer to the section on “Special Reasons”.

Your case needs careful preparation. Morton’s Solicitors can advise you from the moment you get arrested and provide expert representation at Court

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