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R v. William David Sam, (Port Alberni Registry No. 17874) (B.C.S.C.)

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

In this case the accused was charged under the British Columbia Sports Fishing Regulations with a number of offences including snagging, and not having a sport fishing licence. In the regulations, "sport fishing" was defined as " fishing for recreational purposes" . The accused was convicted at trial. He appealed on the grounds that it had not been proven he …

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