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Newfoundland Recycling v. Her Majesty the Queen (Attorney General for Canada), 2008 NLTD 38

In Pollution (Ship Source) on (Updated )

This was an appeal from a judgment finding the Appellant guilty of depositing a deleterious substance (oil) in water frequented by fish contrary to the Fisheries Act. The offence occurred when a vessel that the Appellant had been dismantling for salvage sank at the wharf. The Appellant argued, inter alia, that it was not the owner of the vessel. The …

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R. v. Bridle, 2008 BCPC 52

In Offences in a Marine Context on (Updated )

This case arose out of a collision at night between two pleasure craft, one of which was at anchor. At the time of the collision the anchored vessel was not displaying the all-round white light required by the Collision Regulations. The accused was the owner/operator of the anchored vessel. The accused said that he only learned the anchor light was …

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