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Public Intoxication Laws in Canada

Not Listed in the Criminal Code

Disorderly Conduct while Drunk in Public

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

Public Intoxication - 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.

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.

Public Intoxication - Tagged With:
Code Citations: s.175 (1)
Public Intoxication - Referenced Links