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Fishery (General) Regulations (SOR/93-53)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2018-05-30. Previous Versions

PART XIITicketable Offences

Prescribed Offences

 The contravention of any provision of these Regulations set out in column I of an item of Schedule VIII is an offence to which section 79.7 of the Act applies and which may be described in tickets in the manner set out in column II of that item.

Fines

 Where proceedings are commenced under section 79.7 of the Act, the amount of the fine for an offence described in column II of an item of Schedule VIII is the amount set out in column III of that item.

PART XIIIFishing in Waters Other than Canadian Fisheries Waters

Prohibitions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person on board a fishing vessel that is subject to the jurisdiction of Canada shall fish or trans-ship fish in waters other than Canadian fisheries waters except under the authority of a licence issued under section 68.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person on board a fishing vessel that is subject to the jurisdiction of Canada who is fishing

  • SOR/94-296, s. 2
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person on board a fishing vessel that is subject to the jurisdiction of Canada shall, in waters that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, have any fishing gear on board the fishing vessel unless it is

    • (a) stored below deck; or

    • (b) otherwise removed from the place where it is normally used for fishing and placed where it is not readily available for fishing.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is fishing under the authority of a licence issued under section 68.

  • SOR/94-296, s. 2

 No person who is on board a fishing vessel that is subject to the jurisdiction of Canada shall, while the fishing vessel is in waters that are subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, resist or obstruct any enforcement officer of the United States while the officer is engaged in the enforcement of the fisheries laws of the United States.

  • SOR/94-296, s. 2
  •  (1) The Minister may issue a licence authorizing the use of a vessel that is subject to the jurisdiction of Canada in fishing or trans-shipping fish in waters other than Canadian fisheries waters if

    • (a) the fishing or trans-shipping of fish carried out under the authority of the licence would not contravene or undermine any international fisheries conservation scheme; and

    • (b) in the case where the fishing or trans-shipping of fish is to be carried out in waters that are subject to the jurisdiction of another state, the fishing or trans-shipping of fish by that vessel is authorized by a competent authority of that state.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), the fee for a licence referred to in subsection (1) is $500.

  • (3) There is no fee for a licence referred to in subsection (1) that is issued in respect of waters subject to the jurisdiction of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon.

  • SOR/94-296, s. 2
 
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