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Breath Demand for AI Analysis

Bill C-46

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Breath Demand for AI Analysis


(1) If a peace officer has reasonable grounds to believe that a person has operated a conveyance while the person's ability to operate it was impaired to any degree by alcohol or has committed an offence under paragraph 320.‍14(1)‍(b), the peace officer may, by demand made as soon as practicable,

(a) require the person to provide, as soon as practicable,

(i) the samples of breath that, in a qualified technician's opinion, are necessary to enable a proper analysis to be made by means of an approved instrument, or

(b) require the person to accompany the peace officer for the purpose of taking samples of that person's breath or blood.

New legislation in force December 18, 2018