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R v. Boutcher, 2001 NFCA 33

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a cod fisherman who after his quota had been exhausted, used a fishing vessel licensed in his name to assist his brother in fishing his cod quota. This assistance included the following: 1) Transporting his brother across open waters to a location where the brother’s smaller vessel was tied up; 2) Removing cod from a cod bag …

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