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Coastal Fisheries Protection Act

Version of section 7.01 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-15:


Marginal note:Enforcement on high seas for unauthorized fishing in Canadian fisheries waters

  •  (1) If a protection officer believes on reasonable grounds that a fishing vessel of a participating state or of a state party to a treaty or an arrangement described in paragraph 6(f) has engaged in unauthorized fishing in Canadian fisheries waters and the officer finds the vessel in an area of the sea designated under subparagraph 6(e)(ii) or (f)(ii), the officer may, with the consent of that state, take any enforcement action that is consistent with this Act.

  • Marginal note:Powers in case of pursuit not affected

    (2) Subsection (1) does not affect any powers the protection officer may have in the case of pursuit that began while the vessel was in Canadian fisheries waters.

  • 1999, c. 19, s. 4
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