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R v. Cox, 2007 CanLII 4673 (NL PC)

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

Upon making an order for the forfeiture of a boat and outboard motor, the court said that: In determining the nature of any fine which is appropriate must consider any forfeiture order in applying the totality principle of sentencing (see R. v. Spellacy (1995), 131 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 127 (N.L.C.A.)) . . . If counsel seek to persuade a Court …

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