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R v. Corcoran, 1999 CanLII 19147

In Fish Cases, Offences, Variation Orders on (Updated )

This case involved a charge against an inshore cod fisherman for fishing during a closed time (see digest of earlier decision from this case in 1997). This case is a summary conviction appeal on the grounds that the Regional Director General improperly delegated his authority to sign a variation order closing the fishery. After reviewing the authorities, and concluding that …

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