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R v. Fitzpatrick, 2009 CANLII 2686

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a father and son with long line crab fishing vessels who fished together. Since only the father’s vessel was equipped with a power hauler, they surreptitiously used the father’s vessel for hauling both sets of traps and then transferred some of the crab to the son’ s boat to be landed by the son. Applying the broad …

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