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Greening v. Canada (Ministry of Fisheries and Oceans), 1997 CanLII 14717

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved an application for relief from forfeiture pursuant to section 75 (4) of the Fisheries Act which provides as follows: 75. (4) Where, on the hearing of an application made pursuant to subsection (1), it is made to appear to the satisfaction of the judge, (a) that the applicant is innocent of any complicity in the offence or …

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