These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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R v. Ralph, 2006 NLCA 15

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This case involved a fisher who refused to allow provincial fish inspectors to inspect his fishing vessel. He was subsequently convicted of obstructing an inspector. Upon seeking leave to appeal, the court denied his appeal for the following reasons: (1) He failed to give notice to the Attorney General of Canada; and (2) The proposed grounds of appeal were not …

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