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  1. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 486.2)
    Marginal note:Testimony outside court room — witnesses under 18 or who have a disability
    •  (1) Despite section 650, in any proceedings against an accused, the judge or justice shall, on application of the prosecutor in respect of a witness who is under the age of 18 years or who is able to communicate evidence but may have difficulty doing so by reason of a mental or physical disability, or on application of such a witness, order that the witness testify outside the court room or behind a screen or other device that would allow the witness not to see the accused, unless the judge or justice is of the opinion that the order would interfere with the proper administration of justice.

    • Marginal note:Other witnesses

      (2) Despite section 650, in any proceedings against an accused, the judge or justice may, on application of the prosecutor in respect of a witness, or on application of a witness, order that the witness testify outside the court room or behind a screen or other device that would allow the witness not to see the accused if the judge or justice is of the opinion that the order would facilitate the giving of a full and candid account by the witness of the acts complained of or would otherwise be in the interest of the proper administration of justice.

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  2. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 722.2)
    Marginal note:Community impact statement
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    • (3) The court shall, on the request of the individual making the statement, permit the individual to present the statement by

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      • (c) reading it outside the court room or behind a screen or other device that would allow the individual not to see the offender; or

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  3. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 722)
    Marginal note:Victim impact statement
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    • (5) The court shall, on the request of a victim, permit the victim to present the statement by

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      • (c) reading it outside the court room or behind a screen or other device that would allow the victim not to see the offender; or

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  4. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 486)
    Marginal note:Exclusion of public
    •  (1) Any proceedings against an accused shall be held in open court, but the presiding judge or justice may, on application of the prosecutor or a witness or on his or her own motion, order the exclusion of all or any members of the public from the court room for all or part of the proceedings, or order that the witness testify behind a screen or other device that would allow the witness not to be seen by members of the public, if the judge or justice is of the opinion that such an order is in the interest of public morals, the maintenance of order or the proper administration of justice or is necessary to prevent injury to international relations or national defence or national security.

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  5. Criminal Code - R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46 (Section 320.27)
    Marginal note:Testing for presence of alcohol or drug
    •  (1) If a peace officer has reasonable grounds to suspect that a person has alcohol or a drug in their body and that the person has, within the preceding three hours, operated a conveyance, the peace officer may, by demand, require the person to comply with the requirements of either or both of paragraphs (a) and (b) in the case of alcohol or with the requirements of either or both of paragraphs (a) and (c) in the case of a drug:

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      • (b) to immediately provide the samples of breath that, in the peace officer’s opinion, are necessary to enable a proper analysis to be made by means of an approved screening device and to accompany the peace officer for that purpose;

      • (c) to immediately provide the samples of a bodily substance that, in the peace officer’s opinion, are necessary to enable a proper analysis to be made by means of approved drug screening equipment and to accompany the peace officer for that purpose.

    • Marginal note:Mandatory alcohol screening

      (2) If a peace officer has in his or her possession an approved screening device, the peace officer may, in the course of the lawful exercise of powers under an Act of Parliament or an Act of a provincial legislature or arising at common law, by demand, require the person who is operating a motor vehicle to immediately provide the samples of breath that, in the peace officer’s opinion, are necessary to enable a proper analysis to be made by means of that device and to accompany the peace officer for that purpose.

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