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R v. King, 2008 PESCTD 18

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences, Search and Seizure on (Updated )

Upon summary conviction appeal, the appeal court ruled that the act of waiting and watching some undersize lobster that had been discovered pursuant to a legal inspection under s. 49(1) of the Fisheries Act, "from within a warehouse, which was a limited access building that was used by a number of public agencies for various purposes" (para. 23) did not …

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