This case involved charges against a large number of seal harvesters for having sold "blueback seal pelts" contrary to the Marine Mammal Regulations. It is related to the case of R. v. Shiner,  N.J. NO. 10. At trial a number of defences were raised. With respect to the defence of mistake of fact, the mistake alleged was a mistaken …Full Summary
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