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Coastal Fisheries Protection Act

Version of section 18.2 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-15:

Marginal note:Exercising powers of arrest, entry, etc.

  •  (1) Every power of arrest, entry, search or seizure or other power that could be exercised in Canada in respect of an act or omission referred to in section 18.1 in the circumstances referred to in that section may be exercised

    • (a) on board the foreign fishing vessel; or

    • (b) where pursuit has been commenced, at any place on the seas, other than a place that is in the territorial sea or internal waters of a state other than Canada.

  • Marginal note:Arrest, search, seizure, etc.

    (2) A justice of the peace or judge in any territorial division in Canada has jurisdiction to authorize an arrest, entry, search or seizure or an investigation or other ancillary matter related to an offence referred to in section 18.1 in the same manner as if the offence had been committed in that territorial division.

  • Marginal note:Attorney General of Canada

    (3) If an act or omission that is an offence by virtue only of paragraph 18.1(a) or (b) is alleged to have been committed on board or by means of a vessel that is registered or licensed under the laws of a state other than Canada, the powers referred to in subsection (1) may not be exercised outside Canada with respect to that act or omission without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada.

  • 1994, c. 14, s. 7
  • 1999, c. 19, s. 13

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