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Breath Tests

Volume 774: debated on Monday 25 November 1968

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asked the Minister of Transport what plans he has for introducing proposals for breathalyser tests at or on approaches to public houses and other establishments where alcoholic liquor is supplied and consumed.

I am not proposing any changes in the law. The police already have power to require a driver to take a breath test if they have reasonable cause to suspect him of having alcohol in his body.