(a)  If the Director receives unfavorable information concerning the character or ability of any blood analyst, he shall direct an investigation to be made. If the Director becomes satisfied that the unfavorable information is accurate, and that the blood analyst would for this reason no longer be eligible to be granted an initial or renewal permit, he shall suspend or revoke the permit using the same procedures that are used for the suspension or revocation of permits in G.S. 130A‑23.

(b)  Appeals concerning the interpretation and enforcement of the rules in this Section shall be made in accordance with G.S. 150B.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑139.1(b);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December 5, 1977;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1990; December 1, 1987; April 1, 1987; January 1, 1982;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 9, 2018.