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R v. Keough, 2006 NLTD 142

In Due Diligence, Fish Cases, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a charge of fishing for crab during a closed time. The accused ran a defence based upon evidence that he had been unable to retrieve his crab traps prior to the end of the season because of bad weather. He gave evidence that he contacted someone named "Tony" at the St. John’s office who advised that "they …

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