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R v. Rhyno, 2002 NSPC 8

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

This case involved a crab boat that was owned by a group of fishermen who were under suspicion for illegal crab fishing. Although the vessel had not engaged in commercial fishing for some time, it was outfitted for fishing, it was tied up to a dock with crab traps piled upon it, and on the day in question, it had …

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