Sample Legal Memo | Breath Sample Demands

Sample Legal Memo | Breath Sample Demands

How are the courts interpreting “as soon as practicable” in breath sample demands?

How long is “as soon as practicable” within the meaning of s. 254(3) of the Criminal Code when there are almost daily developments in the legal arguments deriving from delays?

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This sample legal memo can be your starting point for assessing whether a breath sample demand took place “as soon as practicable.” It examines some of the more common causes for delay, and the decisions considering the interpretation of s. 254(3).

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