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Pacific Fishery Regulations, 1993

Version of section 17 from 2006-03-22 to 2017-04-12:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and 18(5), where salmon or roe herring has been caught by commercial fishing, no person shall off-load that salmon or roe herring at any place other than

    • (a) a fish landing station;

    • (b) a registered vessel; or

    • (c) a vehicle licensed as a fish buying station under the Fisheries Act of British Columbia, as amended from time to time.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who catches salmon or roe herring and sells it directly to an individual in Canada for the purpose of consumption by that individual.

  • (3) No operator of a vehicle referred to in paragraph (1)(c) shall off-load any salmon or roe herring received from a registered vessel at any place other than a fish landing station.

  • (4) The operator of a fish landing station at which salmon or roe herring is off-loaded shall

    • (a) provide information respecting each off-loading by forthwith completing the form supplied by the Minister for that purpose;

    • (b) mail a copy of the completed form within seven days after the date of the off-loading to the Statistics Unit of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans at 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6B 5G3;

    • (c) keep a copy of the completed form for two years after the date of the off-loading; and

    • (d) forthwith provide a copy of the completed form to a representative of the Department when requested to do so.

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