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R v. Morgan, [2002] N.J. No. 15 (Nfld & Labrador P.C.)

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a charge of violating a condition of a fishing licence, namely failing to have a dockside observer supervise the unloading of a crab vessel. One issue which arose at trial was the admissibility of a computer generated replication of the fisherman’s fishing licence along with the conditions and schedules attached thereto. In allowing the licence and related …

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