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.

Readers are urged to consult CanLii for updates to the cases digested on this site.

R v. Hawkins, 2007 NLTD 12

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This is a case arising out of an evening stake out operation after fisheries officers noted that a boat that was usually moored in a location was missing with a pick up truck parked close by. At 9:15 p.m. the officers observed the boat motor into a harbour and then heard a boat with a distinctive sounding engine start. Shortly …

Full Summary