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. Caines, 2007 CanLII 7

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a shrimp trawler who was charged with failing to maintain a distance of at least one-half nautical mile between his vessel, including any mobile gear attached thereto, and any previously set fishing gear. Based upon circumstantial type evidence, the court was prepared to find that the fisher had failed to keep his shrimp trawl at lease one …

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