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R v. Edwards, 2002 BCSC 430

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This was a summary conviction appeal of a conviction for failing to comply with the terms and conditions of a fishing licence (taking rockfish without a quota amendment). At issue was whether or not the Crown proved that the set of licence conditions was physically attached to the fishing licence. Although a certified copy of the licence was entered at …

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