Newfoundland Recycling v. Her Majesty the Queen (Attorney General for Canada), 2008 NLTD 38

In Pollution (Ship Source) on (Updated )

This was an appeal from a judgment finding the Appellant guilty of depositing a deleterious substance (oil) in water frequented by fish contrary to the Fisheries Act. The offence occurred when a vessel that the Appellant had been dismantling for salvage sank at the wharf. The Appellant argued, inter alia, that it was not the owner of the vessel. The …

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