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R v. Reid, 2006 BCPC 220

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved approximately 12,000 pounds of sable fish that were seized pursuant to the provisions of the Fisheries Act and sold pending trial. After obtaining a stay of proceedings for failing to provide a trial within a reasonable time, the Crown brought an application for forfeiture of the proceeds of sale of the sable fish under s. 72(3). At …

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