Driving while disqualified: Definition and sentence

The offence of driving while disqualified is defined in Section 259 of the Criminal Code. A person is guilty of this offence if driving a motor vehicle after a prohibition to do so has been passed by a Judge under the Criminal Code. Orders prohibiting driving are given for convictions of drunken driving and generally apply for a minimum of one year following the sentence. Evidence for driving while disqualified

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A client charged with driving during interdiction avoids a jail term

A client had been arrested by the police in the driver’s seat of his vehicle less than a week after being served an order prohibiting him from operating a motor vehicle for a year after being convicted for drunken driving. When driving while disqualified from doing so, he had drunk alcohol but not beyond the legal limit. Therefore, he was charged with not following the order prohibiting him from operating

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