These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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R v. Grant, 2009 SCC 32

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

This is a non-fisheries decision that purports to provide a new analytical framework for (1) determining whether or not there has been a detention for the purpose of ss. 9 and 10(b) of the Charter; and (2) determining whether or not to exclude illegally obtained evidence under s. 24(2). With respect to its application to fisheries cases, at paragraphs 78 …

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