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: brad@marine-law.ca. 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. Q.M.P. Fisheries Ltd. et al, 2001 BCPC 210

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases, Offences, Search and Seizure on (Updated )

This case involved charges of buying and selling salmon caught under the authority of a food fishing licence. This judgment was a ruling on a voice dire concerning the admissibility of documents seized under the authority of two search warrants issued under s. 487 of the Criminal Code. The court reviewed the affidavits filed in support of the affidavits and …

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