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R v. Peter Paul, 2002 NSPC 25

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases on (Updated )

This case involved illegal fishing charges against two First Nations defendants who wished to assert a defence based upon a Marshal type treaty right. Upon reviewing all of the facts, the court distinguished R. v. MacDonald [2001] N.S.J. No. 368 (N.S.C.A.) (digested herein) and granted state funded assistance on the basis of the test set out in R. v. Rowbotham …

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