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Coastal Fisheries Protection Regulations

Version of section 20 from 2017-04-13 to 2022-09-26:

 The master of a foreign fishing vessel in respect of which a licence has been issued shall, if any fish of a species, size or age specified in the licence as prohibited catch is caught from the vessel, cause that fish to be immediately returned to the water in a manner that causes the least possible harm to that fish.

  • SOR/85-527, s. 14
  • SOR/94-362, s. 4(F)
  • SOR/2017-58, s. 48

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