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R v. McIntyre, N.B.J. No. 459

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a summary conviction appeal of an acquittal from charges of catching and retaining undersize clams. This case involved two fishermen who were in the water fishing for clams with a rake like tool at the time of apprehension. They had floating containers holding freshly picked clams, some of which were undersized. Despite the fact that the accuseds …

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