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R v. Weaver, 2002 NBQB 137

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved two divers who were caught poaching 16 lobsters, three of which were short and one of which was a female with eggs. Upon entering guilty pleas, the sentencing judge imposed fines of $1,500 each plus forfeiture of a boat worth $5,000 and other gear worth $4,000 to $5,000. Upon appeal, the court applied R. v. Gould [1998] …

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