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R v. Hynes, 2004 CanLII 48134

In By Licence Holders and Employers, Fish Cases, Offences on (Updated )

The accused was the holder of a licence allowing a fishing vessel to fish for snow crab in a defined area. The fishing vessel was observed in a area outside the defined fishing area with crab fishing gear hanging over its side. As well, buoys bearing the CFV number of the fishing vessel were found in numerous locations outside the …

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