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R v. Gould, No. 318 (NFLD. Sup.Ct.)

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This was a sentencing case involving two brothers who pleaded guilty of unlawful possession of salmon. Both brothers were fined $1,000 dollars. In the court also ordered the forfeiture of the boat owned by one brother with a value of $12,000 dollars. Upon appeal, the court set aside the forfeiture of the vessel and substituted an additional fine of $500 …

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