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​​Disqualified Suspended Licence Laws in Canada

Part VIII.1 of the Criminal Code / Conveyances

Disqualified Licence vs. Suspended Licence

If you have been charged with a crime in Canada, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer in your area

​​Disqualified Suspended Licence - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Crown prosecutor

Lawyers who act for the federal, provincial and territorial governments and prosecute people accused of crimes on behalf of the Crown.

Driving while disqualified

Operating a vehicle while prohibited by court order to do so.

Hybrid offence

Hybrid offences fall between a summary and an indictable offence. The Crown prosecutor chooses whether to treat the offence as a summary or indictable offence.

Indictable offence

Indictable offences are the most serious offences under the Criminal Code and they come with more serious punishments, up to a maximum penalty of life in prison.

Summary conviction

Summary convictions are used for lesser offences with penalties, fines and short jail time. They reflect the majority of offences as defined in the Code.

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Tagged With: Conveyances
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Code Citations: s.259(4)
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