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R v. Kinghorne, 2003 NBQB 341

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

This case involved a charge of having on board a fishing vessel scallops having more than the permitted average count of 45 meats per 500 grams. At trial a number of defences were raised including (1) illegal search, (2) due diligence, and (3) mistake of fact. With respect to the due diligence and mistake of fact defences, the accused unsuccessfully …

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