July 27th, 2018


No Credit For Administrative Licence Supension Towards Court’s Driving Prohibition – R v Kiyawasew, 2018 Calgary Provincial Court

Law Updates Tags: , ,

Sentencing of accused convicted of impaired driving. Argument by defence that the accused should receive credit from time spent under the “old” AALS regime towards the length of the mandatory s 259(1) CC driving prohibition. Held: Credit towards s 259(1) CC driving prohibition denied. Court declined to follow Sohal and Ludwig. Court of Appeal’s comments … Read More.

No Credit From Administrative Licence Suspension Toward Court’s Driving Prohibition – R v Chan, 2018 Edmonton Provincial Court

Law Updates Tags: , ,

Sentencing of accused who pleaded guilty to refusal to provide a sample of breath. Issue of whether time accused’s license was suspended under the Alberta Administrative License Suspension (AALS) should be credited towards the mandatory s 259(1) CC driving prohibition. Held: Credit towards s 259(1) CC driving prohibition denied. Court rejected the argument that the … Read More.