Given the wording of s. 78.4 of the Fisheries Act, the failure of the licence holder to sign his licence was not fatal to the Crown’s case. Editor’s note: For a case in B.C. with a similar result see: R v. Pacific Offshore Fisheries Ltd. and Frank Gordon Melan (6 January 2005) Unreported Powell River Prov. Ct. File no. 12220C2 …Full Summary
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