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R v. McDonald, 2002 NSCA 135

In Fish Cases, Fisheries Practice, Offences, Search and Seizure on (Updated )

This case involved an application under s. 71(4) of the Fisheries Act on behalf of a number of First Nations fishermen to have seized gear returned pending trial on charges of illegal fishing. At issue was whether or not the Crown had to make application under s. 71(4) of the Act if they wished to retain seized gear for more …

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