This case involved proof that a fisher has exceeded his allowable catch of haddock by way of circumstantial evidence. The Court of Appeal adopted R. v. Jenkins (1908), 14 C.C.C. 21 (B.C.C.A.) and confirmed that the accused does not have to explain away suspicious circumstances.Full Summary
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