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R v. Rideout, 2003 NSPC 5

In Due Diligence, Fish Cases, Offences on (Updated )

This case involved a crab fisherman who was charged with contravening a condition of his licence that only allowed him to fish in sub-area 23d. At trial it was established that the accused was fishing outside sub-area 23d based upon a mistaken but honest belief that he was inside sub-area 23d. At issue in the case was the application of …

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