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Criminal Code

Version of section 487.057 from 2008-01-01 to 2023-05-17:

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 Form 5.07 and cause the report to be filed with

    • (a) the provincial court judge who issued the warrant under section 487.05 or granted the authorization under section 487.055 or 487.091 or another judge of that provincial court; or

    • (b) the court that made the order under section 487.051.

  • Marginal note:Contents of report

    (2) The report shall include

    • (a) a statement of the time and date the samples were taken; and

    • (b) a description of the bodily substances that were taken.

  • Marginal note:Copy of report

    (3) A 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.

  • 1998, c. 37, s. 17
  • 2000, c. 10, s. 17
  • 2007, c. 22, s. 14
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