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R. v. Dawe, 2019 CanLii (N.L. Prov. Ct.)

In Miscellaneous on

This case involved a fishing vessel that was purse seining for capelin.  In this fishery, the most common method of estimating the weight of one’s catch is to use baffle boards.  On the day in question, the accused’s vessel was using this method. The seine net was off the starboard side of the vessel and the captain was using a …