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National Defence Act

Version of section 196.18 from 2008-01-01 to 2023-09-13:

Marginal note:Report of peace officer

  •  (1) A peace officer who takes samples of bodily substances from a person or who causes a person who is not a peace officer to take samples under their direction shall, as soon as feasible after the samples are taken, make a written report in the prescribed form and cause the report to be filed with

    • (a) the military judge who issued the warrant under section 196.12 or 196.13 or who granted the authorization under section 196.24, or another military judge; or

    • (b) the Court Martial Administrator, in the case of an order made by a court martial under section 196.14.

  • Marginal note:Contents of report

    (2) The report shall state the time and date the samples were taken, and describe the bodily substances that were taken.

  • Marginal note:Copy of report

    (2.1) The peace officer who takes the samples or causes the samples to be taken under their direction at the request of another peace officer shall send a copy of the report to the other peace officer unless that other peace officer had jurisdiction to take the samples.

  • Marginal note:Unexecuted telewarrant

    (3) If a peace officer does not execute a warrant that was issued in accordance with section 196.13, the peace officer must make a report stating the reasons why the warrant was not executed.

  • 2000, c. 10, s. 1
  • 2007, c. 22, s. 38
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