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ID: 202

Title: R. v. Hufsky

Cite: 40 C.C.C. (3d) 398

Court: SCC

Date: 28/04/1988

Justices: Dickson C.J.C., Beetz, Estey, McIntyre, Wilson, Le Dain and La Forest JJ

Result: Appeal dismissed

WhoWon: P

Issue: Reason for the Stop

Charges: Refusal to Provide Breathalyzer Sample



-on January 14, 1983 accused charged with refusing to comply with a demand by police officer to provide a breath sample for analysis is a roadside screening device. -stopped by police officer who was on "spot check duty" -purpose of "spot check duty" is to check licences, insurence, mechanical fitness of cars and sobriety of the driver. -no guidelines, no criteria, standards or procedure on which vehicles should be stopped. Edit

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