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Criminal Code of Canada , section: 253
Substantive DUI/Excess Alcohol Offense, Impaired Driving/Over 80
253. Every one commits an offence who operates a motor vehicle or vessel or operates or assists in the operation of an aircraft or of railway equipment or has the care or control of a motor vehicle, vessel, aircraft or railway equipment, whether it is in motion or not,
(a) while the person's ability to operate the vehicle, vessel, aircraft or railway equipment is impaired by alcohol or a drug; or
(b) having consumed alcohol in such a quantity that the concentration in the person's blood exceeds eighty milligrams of alcohol in one hundred millilitres of blood.
Comments : Important issues include: "operates", "motor vehicle", "care or control", "impaired". See also "evidence to the contrary" in s. 258.
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OntarioCriminal Code of Canada 253 Substantive DUI/Excess Alcohol Offense, Impaired Driving/Over 80