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Minimum Fines for High BAC

Bill C-46

Section number:

320.19(3)

Minimum Fines for High BAC

Minimum fines for high blood alcohol concentrations

(3) Despite subparagraph (1)‍(a)‍(i), everyone who commits an offence under paragraph 320.‍14(1)‍(b) is liable, for a first offence, to

(a) a fine of not less than $1,500, if the person�s blood alcohol concentration is equal to or exceeds 120 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood but is less than 160 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood; and

(b) a fine of not less than $2,000, if the person�s blood alcohol concentration is equal to or exceeds 160 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood.

New legislation in force December 18, 2018