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R v. Tammark, 2003 BCPC 6

In Fish Cases, Fisheries Practice on (Updated )

This is not a fisheries case, but the decision of R. v. Hertel (1986) 32 C.C.C. 93d) 335 (B.C.S.C.) referred to herein, could be useful when interpreting s. 71(2) of the Fisheries Act. This section provides that “a court may order any fish or other thing seized under this Act to be returned to the person from whom it was …

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