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roadside tester, PBT, P.B.T., minimal intrusion on driver, rough idea of blood alcohol concentration, pass, warn, fail. In order to minimize police interference with motorists, police will sometimes use a mobile roadside device at R.I.D.E. or other holiday programs to stop motorists and perform a quick check of blood alcohol concentration through the use of a roadside tester.
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"approved screening device" means a device of a kind that is designed to ascertain the presence of alcohol in the blood of a person and that is approved for the purposes of this section by order of the Attorney General of Canada;
Order Approving Certain Screening Devices for the Purposes of Section 254 of the Criminal Code
1. This Order may be cited as the Approved Screening Devices Order.
APPROVED SCREENING DEVICES
2. The following devices, each being a device of a kind that is designed to ascertain the presence of alcohol in the blood of a person, are hereby approved for the purposes of section 254 of the Criminal Code:
(a) Alcolmeter S-L2;
(c) Alcotest(R) 7410 PA3;
(d) Alcotest® 7410 GLC;
(e) Alco-Sensor IV DWF;
(f) Alco-Sensor IV PWF; and
(g) Intoxilyzer 400D.
SI/88-136, s. 1; SOR/93-263, s. 2; SOR/94-193, s. 1; SOR/94-423, s. 1; SOR/96-81, s. 1; SOR/97-116, s. 1.
See also: A.L.E.R.T.
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Ontario : Right to Counsel
Ontario : Approved Screening Device or Physical Tests Demand
Ontario : Over 0 Novice Driver
Ontario : 3 Day Suspension Over 50 mg/100mL
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