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R v. Kelly, 2003 NBQB 148

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This was a summary conviction appeal by the Crown of an acquittal from a charge of fishing with an unregistered vessel. The unregistered vessel was a large scow that was being towed by a smaller registered scow for the purpose of attending a trap net set in the Miramichi River. Upon reaching the net, the larger scow was detached and …

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