This was a summary conviction appeal of an acquittal of a fish boat Captain upon evidence that his son had been "sneaky enough" to hide under the floor without the knowledge of his father. The court upheld the acquittal without a great deal of analysis. It said "the judge did not want to convict the accused for being deceived by …Full Summary
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