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R v. V.F. Pacific Offshore Fisheries Ltd. and Frank Gordon Melan, Unreported Powell River Prov. Ct. file no. 12220C2

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved an accused who was charged with a number of offences which included an averment that he was fishing under the authority of a fishing licence. At trial the Crown entered into evidence an unsigned certified copy of a licence produced from the records of the D.F.O. licence unit. This licence contained a term that it was not …

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