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R v. Kavanagh, [2002] N.J. No. 124

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

This case involved a charge against a crab fisherman under s. 63(3) of the Fisheries Act of producing a fishing log with a misleading or false estimate of the size of his catch. Evidence was lead at trial that although discrepancy of 5 to 10 per cent was not uncommon, the actual catch of the fisherman was 33.6 per cent …

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