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R v. Sandover-Sly, 2002 BCCA 56

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved the poaching of 4,100 abalone weighing 750 pounds with a value of $18,750 at a time when there had been a coast wide moratorium on the harvesting of abalone for approximately eight years. One of the accused plead guilty and was sentenced on a joint submission to a fine of $7,000 and ordered to pay $5,000 compensation …

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