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Kelly v. Canada (Attorney General), 2007 NLTD 127

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a vessel that was fishing during a closed in situation where the area had been closed by variation order shortly before the vessel started its fishing trip. At the trial of the licence holder, the licence holder did not appear and in his absence, after hearing evidence establishing the essential elements of the offence, a court imposed …

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