These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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R v. Paul, 2003 NSSC 164

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved an aboriginal fisher who, after participating in a test/protest snow crab fishery was convicted of: (1) having on board a crab trap without a valid tag, and (2) fishing for snow crab without a valid licence. Upon conviction, his sentence included a conditional discharge and a partial forfeiture of the proceeds of sale of his catch ($28,599.60 …

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