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R v. Stengler, 2003 SKPC 119

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

This case involved a charge of exceeding a possession limit arising out of evidence obtained during a roadside search of a motor vehicle. The search was performed pursuant to s. 24 of the Fisheries Act (Saskatchewan), 1994. This section allows for search of a motor vehicle “[w]here due to circumstances, time or location, there could reasonably be expected to be …

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