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R v. Golem, No. 800/97 (Ont. Ct. of Justice)

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved the discovery of an illegal gill net with two different identification numbers upon it. The accused, was the corporation who held a licence under one of the two identification numbers. At trial, no evidence was led with respect to the person to whom the second identification number was issued. Upon convicting the accused, the Justice of the …

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