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Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

Version of section 14 from 2020-11-23 to 2020-11-29:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4) and section 15, no person shall fish for any species of fish set out in Schedule I unless

    • (a) he holds a fisher’s registration card; and

    • (b) he is authorized, pursuant to subsection (2), to fish for that species.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), a person is authorized to fish for a species of fish if that person is

    • (a) the holder of a licence for that species;

    • (b) on board a vessel and is named as the operator of that vessel in a licence that authorizes the use of that vessel to fish for that species;

    • (c) accompanying a person referred to in paragraph (a) or (b);

    • (d) on board a vessel the owner of which is the holder of a licence that authorizes the use of that vessel in fishing for that species and an operator is not named in the licence; or

    • (e) authorized in accordance with subsection 23(2) of the Fishery (General) Regulations.

  • (3) Paragraphs 2(b) to (d) do not apply to a person engaged in recreational fishing.

  • (4) A person who is less than 16 years of age may engage in fishing without being registered.

  • SOR/93-61, s. 54(E)
  • SOR/2020-246, s. 2

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