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R v. Ramalheira, 2009 NLCA 4

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved charges against the Master of a foreign fishing vessel under the Coastal Waters Protection Act. After several trial adjournments, the Provincial Court refused an adjournment based upon the alleged poor health of the accused in part because the medical report in support of the application was "scant at best" and given the numerous prior adjournments and the …

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