January 22, 1969 (28th Parliament, 1st Session)

PC

Wallace Bickford (Wally) Nesbitt

Progressive Conservative

Mr. Nesbitt:

Your Honour, the purpose of this bill is to amend the Criminal Code so as not to penalize drivers who realizing that they are intoxicated or that their ability to drive is impaired, are wise enough not to drive and to stop their car immediately and refrain from continuing their journey in their present state. I might add in this regard that since the United Kingdom changed their Criminal Code in this regard, I would hope the Minister of Justice might consider sending both these bills to the Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs.

Topic:   PROVISION AFFECTING IMPAIRED DRIVERS WHO TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS
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