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R v. Cox, 2003 NLSCTD 56

In Due Diligence, Fish Cases, Offences on (Updated )

This was a summary conviction appeal of a case that involved a charge against the owner of a ground fish vessel for continuing to fish for a species (cod, plaice and halibut) after his allowable by-catch had been exceeded. Upon appeal, the following issues were raised: Correct interpretation the licence condition regarding when one must stop fishing because of incidental …

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