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R v. Rice, [2003] N.J. No. 247 (Nfld. & Labrador Prov. Ct.)

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a charge under s. 63(1) of the Fisheries Act of making a “false or misleading statement” when estimating the amount of crab caught for the purpose filling out fishing logs. After landing the crab and making deductions for ice, water and barnacles, the landed weight was 37,238 lbs while the estimated weight was 31,348 lbs. In deciding …

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