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Approved Breath Analysis Instruments Order (SI/85-201)

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Approved Breath Analysis Instruments Order



Registration 1985-11-27

Order Approving Certain Breath Analysis Instruments as Suitable for the Purposes of Section 258 of the Criminal Code

The Attorney General of Canada, pursuant to the definition approved instrument in subsection 238(1)Footnote * of the Criminal Code, hereby revokes the Approved Instruments Order, C.R.C., c. 428, and makes the annexed Order approving certain breath analysis instruments as suitable for the purposes of section 258 of the Criminal Code, in substitution therefor, effective December 4, 1985.

Ottawa, November 7, 1985

Attorney General of Canada

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Approved Breath Analysis Instruments Order.

Approved Instruments

 The following instruments, each being an instrument of a kind that is designed to receive and make an analysis of a sample of the breath of a person in order to measure the concentration of alcohol in the blood of that person, are hereby approved as suitable for the purposes of section 258 of the Criminal Code:

  • (a) to (c) [Repealed, SOR/2012-237, s. 1]

  • (d) to (g) [Repealed, SOR/2013-107, s. 1]

  • (h) Intoxilyzer ® 5000 C;

  • (i) [Repealed, SOR/2012-237, s. 1]

  • (j) [Repealed, SOR/2013-107, s. 1]

  • (k) BAC Datamaster C;

  • (l) Alco-Sensor IV-RBT IV;

  • (m) [Repealed, SOR/2013-107, s. 1]

  • (n) Alco-Sensor IV/RBT IV-K;

  • (o) Alcotest 7110 MKIII Dual C;

  • (p) Intoxilyzer® 8000 C;

  • (q) DataMaster DMT-C;

  • (r) Intox EC/IR II; and

  • (s) Intoxilyzer® 9000.

  • SI/92-105, s. 2
  • SI/92-167, s. 1
  • SI/93-61, s. 1
  • SI/93-175, s. 1
  • SOR/94-422, s. 1
  • SOR/94-572, s. 1
  • SOR/95-312, s. 1
  • SOR/2000-200, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-99, s. 1
  • SOR/2007-197, s. 1
  • SOR/2008-106, s. 1
  • SOR/2009-205, s. 1
  • SOR/2012-237, s. 1
  • SOR/2013-107, s. 1
  • SOR/2019-26, s. 1

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