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R v. Chung Hoa Truong and Ca Lun Ung, (Surrey Registry No. 106791-01)

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This cased involved a charge of fishing for crabs in waters which were other than Canadian waters. At trial, expert evidence was lead with respect to the difficulty of determining one’s precise position in relation to the border because of such factors as the unreliability of range markers and global positioning systems and the difficulty of precise navigation in rough …

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