R. vs. A.S. – Vancouver Provincial Court

Charge: Driving While Prohibited.

Issue: Whether it was in the public interest to proceed with this charge, which carries a mandatory minimum one year driving prohibition.

Result: Mr. Mines was able to persuade Crown counsel to proceed on the lesser offence of Driving without a valid license, contrary to s. 24(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act. Our client was sentenced to a fine and a 3 month driving prohibition.