Coastal Fisheries Protection Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-33)

Act current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2007-07-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Proceedings against fishing vessels

 All the provisions of this Act and the Criminal Code or the Fisheries Act and the Criminal Code relating to indictable offences that are applicable to or in respect of persons apply, in their application to indictable offences created by this Act or the Fisheries Act, to or in respect of fishing vessels, with such modifications as the circumstances require, and all the provisions of this Act and the Criminal Code or the Fisheries Act and the Criminal Code relating to summary conviction offences that are applicable to or in respect of persons apply, in their application to all other offences created by this Act or the Fisheries Act, to or in respect of fishing vessels, with such modifications as the circumstances require.

  • 1994, c. 14, s. 7.

Jurisdiction of Courts

Marginal note:Jurisdiction of courts

 All courts, justices of the peace and provincial court judges in Canada have the same jurisdiction with respect to offences under this Act as they have under sections 257 and 258 of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 with respect to offences under that Act, and those sections apply to offences under this Act in the same manner and to the same extent as they apply to offences under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-33, s. 19;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 203;
  • 1990, c. 44, s. 18;
  • 2001, c. 26, s. 288.
 
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