The board, or its duly authorized committee, has the authority to enter into rehabilitation contracts with lawyers suffering from substance abuse including contracts that provide for alcohol and/or drug testing. Such contracts may include the following conditions among others:
(a) that upon receipt of a report of a positive alcohol or drug test for a substance prohibited under the contract, the contract may be amended to include additional provisions considered to be in the best rehabilitative interest of the lawyer and the public; and
(b) that the lawyer stipulates to the admission of any alcohol and/or drug-testing results into evidence in any in camera proceeding brought under this section without the necessity of further authentication.
History Note: Statutory Authority G.S. 84-22; G.S. 84-23
Adopted March 7, 1996
Amended February 3, 2000