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Quebec Fishery Regulations, 1990

Version of section 16 from 2009-04-01 to 2020-07-28:


 Every person who catches a fish

  • (a) at a time or place where fishing for that fish is prohibited,

  • (b) by a method or with fishing gear the use of which is prohibited for that fish,

  • (c) the possession or retention of which is prohibited,

  • (d) that is an Atlantic salmon, and that is hooked or pierced in any part of the body other than the mouth,

  • (e) under the licence referred to in paragraph 1(d) or (i) of Part 1 of Schedule 5, or

  • (f) in the case of an Atlantic salmon, under the licence referred to in paragraph 2(c) or (f) of Part 1 of Schedule 5,

shall without delay return the fish to the waters in which it was caught and, if the fish is alive, release it in a manner that causes the least harm to the fish.

  • SOR/93-118, s. 8
  • SOR/2003-176, s. 5
  • SOR/2004-64, s. 1(E)
  • SOR/2008-322, ss. 10, 34
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