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R v. Robie, 2001 BCSC 1572

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

This case involved a fisheries officer who was inspecting a property under s. 49 of the Fisheries Act to see if logging on the property had any impact on fish habitat. While attempting to question the woman who was the owner of the property in question, her husband, the accused, aggressively placed himself between his wife and the fisheries officer, …

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