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R v. Cobb, 2002 CanLII 53998

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

The case involved an application under s. 75(1) of the Fisheries Act for return of a boat that had been forfeited pursuant to s. 72(1) of the Act. Although the act provided that the application must be made within 30 days after the forfeiture, the application was not made until 43 days after the forfeiture. Upon the Crown making a …

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