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R v. Jones, 2009 CanLII 50076

In Fish Cases, Forfeiture, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved the sentencing of poacher of Atlantic salmon. The Court imposed an overall fine of $3,500, a two year fishing prohibition and forfeiture of a boat that was used in the commission of the offence. With respect to the forfeiture order, the Court cited a number of authorities including R v. Smith (1978), 15 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 115 …

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