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R v. Johnstone, 2002 BCPC 111

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a new abalone aquaculture project arising out of a collaborative agreement to be entered into with D.F.O. While the final form of agreement was still being negotiated, an assistant deputy minister issued a letter indicating it would “allow for a small number of brood stocks to be collected pending the signing of a collaborative agreement . . …

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