Driving while Disqualified – CCC 259.4
Every driver who operates a motor vehicle, vessel or aircraft or any railway equipment in Canada while disqualified from driving, is;
- guilty of an indictable offence and
- liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years; or
- is guilty of an offence punishable on summary conviction.
Drive while disqualified is a judge’s order that the accused shall not drive a motor vehicle anywhere in Canada. The Criminal Code of Canada makes it a serious criminal offence to disobey an order imposed by a judge.