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Impaired Boating Laws in Canada

Part VIII.1 of the Criminal Code / Conveyances

Operating a Boat Under the Influence

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

Impaired Boating - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Open container

Any alcohol where the seal has been broken. It is illegal to possess alcohol in an open container if you are in a private vehicle or a private boat.

Oral fluid sample

Oral fluid is a mixture of saliva and other materials found in the mouth that law enforcement officers check for indications of drug imprairment.

Public intoxication

Where a person is visibly drunk or under the influence of drugs in public. Someone may be charged with causing a disturbance if they are drunk in a public place.

Impaired Boating - Tagged With:
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Code Citations: s.175 (1) , s.320.14(1)
Impaired Boating - Referenced Links