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R v. Chandler, No. 23728 Prince Rupert Registry) (B.C.S.C)

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

This case involved the captain of a crab fishing vessel who was charged with possession of undersize crabs. In upholding the trial judges finding of due diligence, the summary conviction appeal court distinguished two lobster cases (R. v. Cameron [1996] N.S.J. 83 and R. v. Morrison) because unlike the lobster cases, after the initial measuring by the crew member the …

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