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R v. Wilcox, 2001 NSCA 45

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

This case involved a large number of charges against a snow crab fisherman who was alleged to have conspired with two dockside observers to land catches of snow crab in excess of his quota. Amongst other things the case concerned the admissibility of a “fish book” containing a hand written table of dates, names, quantities of fish and values of …

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