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R v. v. May, 2013 CanLII 8665 (NL PC)

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a fish harvester caught with crab caught under a improperly marked buoy. The crab was seized and sold for $6,832.80. After reviewing the applicable authorities including R v. Rideout, [2005] N.S.J. nO. 9 (N.S.S.C.) (digested herein), the court concluded that since it is possible that all the elements of the offence could have been established before any …

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