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Coastal Fisheries Protection Act

Version of section 7.1 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-15:


Marginal note:Search

  •  (1) A justice of the peace who on ex parte application is satisfied by information on oath that there are reasonable grounds to believe that there is in any place, including any premises, vessel or vehicle, any fish or other thing that was obtained by or used in, or that will afford evidence in respect of, a contravention of this Act or the regulations, may issue a warrant authorizing the protection officer named in the warrant to enter and search the place for the fish or other thing subject to any conditions that may be specified in the warrant.

  • Marginal note:Where warrant not necessary

    (2) A protection officer may exercise the powers referred to in paragraph 7(b) without a warrant if the conditions for obtaining a warrant exist but, by reason of exigent circumstances, it would not be practical to obtain a warrant.

  • 1994, c. 14, s. 4
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