This was a summary conviction appeal of an acquittal of a charge of unlawfully fishing with a purse seine. The main issue of the case was whether the accused was fishing with a bar seine for which he held a valid licence, or a purse seine for which he did not. Given the fact that the definition of purse seine …Full Summary
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