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Bill C-87

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This enactment amends the Criminal Code to provide that a person causing death while operating a vehicle or vessel, or assisting in the operation of an aircraft or of railway equipment, while impaired by alcohol or a drug is liable to imprisonment for life.


Criminal Code

Clause 1: Subsection 255(3) reads as follows:

(3) Every one who commits an offence under paragraph 253(a) and thereby causes the death of any other person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years.