Criminal Code

Version of section 487.056 from 2003-04-01 to 2007-12-31:

Marginal note:When collection to take place
  •  (1) Samples of bodily substances referred to in sections 487.051 and 487.052 shall be taken at the time the person is convicted, discharged under section 730 or, in the case of a young person, found guilty under the Young Offenders Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, or the Youth Criminal Justice Act, or as soon as is feasible afterwards, even though an appeal may have been taken.

  • Marginal note:Collection under authorization

    (2) Samples of bodily substances referred to in section 487.055 or 487.091 shall be taken as soon as is feasible after the authorization referred to in that section is granted.

  • Marginal note:Who collects

    (3) The samples shall be taken by a peace officer, or another person acting under the direction of a peace officer, who is able, by virtue of training or experience, to take them.

  • 1998, c. 37, s. 17;
  • 2000, c. 10, s. 16;
  • 2002, c. 1, s. 179(E).
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