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R v. Hallohan, N.J. No. 279 (NFLD. S.C.)

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This case involved a fisher charged with recreational fishing for ground fish during a closed time. He was caught with 12 fish, was a first time offender, was not commercially trafficking in cod and plead guilty the first time the matter was brought before the court. The sentencing judge imposed a fine of $500 dollars and ordered forfeiture of his …

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